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Iliad by Homer Report Abuse
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Divine Comedy by Dante Report Abuse
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Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin Report Abuse
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The Road Not Taken Report Abuse
Robert Frost poem that should be read at least once by everyone.
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Faust by Goethe Report Abuse
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The Raven Report Abuse
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A Girl Report Abuse
This poem is one of the best of all time and by Ezra Pound.
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IF ,RUDYYARD KIPLING Report Abuse
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A poem very appropriate for our times
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The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock Report Abuse
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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Report Abuse
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Tabacaria Report Abuse
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A Dream within a Dream Report Abuse
Edgar Allan Poe.
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Life Is Fine Report Abuse
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The Canterbury Tales Report Abuse
A middle english medieval poem by Geoffrey Chaucer
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To His Coy Mistress Report Abuse
A metaphysical poem by Andrew Marvell
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Shall I Compare thee to a Summer's day Report Abuse
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Shakespeare's greatest sonnet
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Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley Report Abuse
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Most meaningful 14 lines of all time
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Odyssey by Homer Report Abuse
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Paradise Lost by John Milton Report Abuse
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All The World's A Stage Report Abuse
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To You Report Abuse
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Phenomenal Woman Report Abuse
Maya Angelou, one of the best poems about women of all time.
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Where the Sidewalk Ends Report Abuse
Shel Silverstein poem that is popular with kids and adults alike.
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Walking Around Report Abuse
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Funeral Blues Report Abuse
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If Those I Loved Were Lost Report Abuse
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The Mother Report Abuse
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Still I Rise Report Abuse
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Daddy Report Abuse
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Digging Report Abuse
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I'm Not Yours Report Abuse
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Desiderata Report Abuse
Just read it
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The Broken Heart Report Abuse
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Romance Report Abuse
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Rabindranath Tagore-- Report Abuse
Tagore's poem "where the mind is without fear" is perhaps the most meaningful and profound poem ever written. Tagore's poem proclaims both the need for international peace and the need for a non chauvinistic model of nationalism.
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Rabindranath Tagore Report Abuse
Tagore's poem "Gitanjali" is perhaps the greatest poem ever written. Tagore wrote thousands of beautiful poems that are outstanding in their intellectual depth.
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The Golden Boat by Rabindranath Tagore. Report Abuse
The Golden Boat is one of the greatest poetry book ever written due to the immeasurable intellectual depth underneath the apparent or surface meaning of the poems in the book.
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