Szymborska’s poems are mostly short, and her output was not voluminous—only around 400 published poems. And yet, she is one of the few contemporary poets you can call beloved and not have it be a condescension or an insult

Szymborska’s poems are mostly short, and her output was not voluminous—only around 400 published poems. And yet, she is one of the few contemporary poets you can call beloved and not have it be a condescension or an insult

Autumn Equinox:  "Autumn Fires," by Robert Louis Stevenson, for the #Autumn #Equinox.

Autumn Equinox: "Autumn Fires," by Robert Louis Stevenson, for the #Autumn #Equinox.

Click to View Extra Large Poster Image for Thirteen Reasons Why

Click to View Extra Large Poster Image for Thirteen Reasons Why

George Orwell (Eric Blair) first published poem in the Henley Standard

George Orwell (Eric Blair) first published poem in the Henley Standard

Poem in Your Pocket for Young Poets by Inc. Academy of American Poets. Save 22 Off!. $10.06. Publisher: Amulet Books (March 1, 2011). 232 pages. Publication: March 1, 2011

Poem in Your Pocket for Young Poets by Inc. Academy of American Poets. Save 22 Off!. $10.06. Publisher: Amulet Books (March 1, 2011). 232 pages. Publication: March 1, 2011

'Whitman Illuminated: Song of Myself' is an illustrated edition of Walt Whitman's iconic poem. The entire 256-page book is drawn by hand by Allen Crawford. Published by Tin House Books

'Whitman Illuminated: Song of Myself' is an illustrated edition of Walt Whitman's iconic poem. The entire 256-page book is drawn by hand by Allen Crawford. Published by Tin House Books

LIPS by Jonathan Francis Finch (@JonathanFinch12) https://scriggler.com/detailPost/story/55431 from a collection of previously published poems called "Poems People Liked (2)" about love and renewal

LIPS by Jonathan Francis Finch

LIPS by Jonathan Francis Finch (@JonathanFinch12) https://scriggler.com/detailPost/story/55431 from a collection of previously published poems called "Poems People Liked (2)" about love and renewal

1773  |  PHILLIS WHEATLEY, believed to be the first Slave to publish a volume of Poetry.  Wheatley was kidnapped by Slave traders in the area today known as Senegal and Gambia, and was purchased by John Wheatley of Boston as a gift for his wife.  Publication of her "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral" in London in 1773, gained an extensive international following.  "On Being Brought From Africa to America" was her first published poem.

1773 | PHILLIS WHEATLEY, believed to be the first Slave to publish a volume of Poetry. Wheatley was kidnapped by Slave traders in the area today known as Senegal and Gambia, and was purchased by John Wheatley of Boston as a gift for his wife. Publication of her "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral" in London in 1773, gained an extensive international following. "On Being Brought From Africa to America" was her first published poem.

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