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English Poets

William Blake. A strong contender for The Greatest Englishman of All Time.

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Here's To Right Now ~ Wedding Poem by English poet Ms Moem @MsMoem

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Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) Ecrivain britannique, auteur de romans, de poèmes et de nouvelles. "Si..." Ce poême fut écrit en 1910, à l'intention de son fils, John, alors agé de 12 ans.

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Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967) was an English poet, author and soldier. Decorated for bravery on the Western Front, he became one of the leading poets of the First World War. His poetry both described the horrors of the trenches, and satirised the patriotic pretensions of those who, in Sassoon's view, were responsible for a vainglorious war..

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Siegfried Sassoon. War poet and outspoken critic of the war. Imperial War Museum.

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Also known as the Father of English literature, Geoffrey Chaucer was the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. He was also the first poet to be buried in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey. Chaucer was also famous as an author, philosopher, alchemist and astronomer. He also had an active career in the civil service as a bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat.

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This is how I have long felt- The Old Astronomer (to His Pupil) by English poet Sarah Williams

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Alfred Lord Tennyson - every poem has something good to say - uplifting, inspirational, thought-provoking.

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English poet Rupert Brooke. "If I should die, think only this of me: That there's some corner of a foreign field That is forever England."

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Cicely Mary Barker, English poet and artist, authored the first of the Flower Fairy books in 1923. The series features delightful illustrations of fairies with flowers of various seasons, gardens and trees. Accompanying each illustration is a poem authored by Barker about the flower.

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