1920 in poetry
Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).Some say the world will end in fire,Some say in ice.From what I’ve tasted of de...
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The Journey of the Magi
"Journey of the Magi" is a 43-line poem written in 1927 by T. S. Eliot (1888–1965). It is one of five poems that Eliot contributed for a series of 38 pamphlets by several authors collectively titled ...
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The Man whose Pharynx was bad
"The Man Whose Pharynx Was Bad" is a poem from Wallace Stevens's first book of poetry, Harmonium. First published in 1921, it is in the public domain in the United States.One point of entry into this...
Do prostego człowieka
Do prostego człowieka (English: To the Simple Man) is a poem by Julian Tuwim. Published for the first time in the November 7, 1929 edition of Robotnik daily, it immediately became popular due to i...
A Song for Simeon
"A Song for Simeon" is a 37-line poem written in 1928 by American-English poet T. S. Eliot (1888–1965). It is one of five poems that Eliot contributed to the Ariel poems series of 38 pamphlets by...
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1922 in poetry
— Opening lines from The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot, first published this yearNationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).
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The Bird with the Coppery, Keen Claws
The Bird With The Coppery, Keen Claws is a poem from Wallace Stevens's first book of poetry, Harmonium. It was originally published in 1921, so it is in the public domain. Librivox has made the poem a...
Puella Mea
Puella Mea is a poem by E. E. Cummings. It is notable as his longest poem, at 290 lines. The title is Latin and translates as "My Girl", referring to Elaine Orr Thayer, his first wife, and the mothe...
Gerontion
"Gerontion" is a poem by T. S. Eliot that was first published in 1920. The work relates the opinions and impressions of a gerontic, or elderly man, through a dramatic monologue which describes Europe ...
John Brown's Body (poem)
John Brown's Body (1928) is an epic American poem written by Stephen Vincent Benet. Its title references the radical abolitionist John Brown, who raided Harpers Ferry in Virginia in the fall of 1859....
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Voyages (poem)
Contained in Hart Crane's first collection of poems, White Buildings (1926), 'Voyages' was composed across six years (1921–1926), with sections published as early as 1923. Containing one of Crane's mo...
The Emperor of Ice-Cream
"The Emperor of Ice-Cream" is a celebrated poem from Wallace Stevens's first collection of poetry, Harmonium. It was first published in 1922, and is in the public domain. The poem "wears a deliberatel...
Said Hanrahan
"Said Hanrahan" is a poem written by the Australian bush poet John O'Brien, the pen name of Roman Catholic priest, Patrick Joseph Hartigan. The poem was first published in 1921 in the anthology Around...
Leda and the Swan
Leda and the Swan is a story and subject in art from Greek mythology in which the god Zeus, in the form of a swan, seduces or rapes Leda. According to later Greek mythology, Leda bore Helen and Polyde...
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The Waste Land
The Waste Land, by T.S. Eliot, is widely regarded as "one of the most important poems of the 20th century" and a central text in Modernist poetry. Published in 1922, the 434-line poem first appeared i...
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1924 in poetry
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Ode to the Confederate Dead
"Ode to the Confederate Dead" is a long poem by the American poet-critic Allen Tate published in 1928 in Tate's first book of poems, Mr. Pope and Other Poems. It is one of Tate's best-known poems and ...
Antigonish (poem)
"Antigonish" is an 1899 poem by American educator and poet Hughes Mearns. It is also known as "The Little Man Who Wasn't There", and was a hit song under that title.
Inspired by reports of a ghost...
Teddy Bear (poem)
When We Were Very Young is a best-selling book of poetry by A. A. Milne. It was first published in 1924, and was illustrated by E. H. Shepard. Several of the verses were set to music by Harold Fraser-...
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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
"Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" is a poem written in 1922 by Robert Frost, and published in 1923 in his New Hampshire volume. Imagery and personification are prominent in the work. In a letter...