Then & Now; Poetry Through The Ages

The article linked below, as published by Online Accredited Colleges, showcases twenty powerful examples of poetry that any aspiring poet should examine. These original works are penned by authors of historical notoriety through to contemporary writers. Students, the targeted reading audience in this instance, would do well to explore the written works of not only their contemporaries but, critically, authors of more traditional verse who have acquired fame and a historic presence amoung their peers in the literary world. Poetry and prose are a powerful medium that connects their human audience in a diverse ideological and cultural experience that is quite unparalleled by any other genre of writing.

 

Twenty American Poems Every Student Should Know

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