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Who is your favourite poet and why?

  1. ethel smith profile image82
    ethel smithposted 7 years ago

    Who is your favourite poet and why?

  2. saddlerider1 profile image68
    saddlerider1posted 7 years ago

    There are so many talented gifted writers and poets at the Hubs but two of my favorites are Wayne Brown and Neilleanna they write with such passion and color.

  3. sillygoobermommy profile image61
    sillygoobermommyposted 7 years ago

    It's hard to choose a favorite poet. There are a lot of good poets out there. I like my own for most part though.

  4. ajdunn profile image56
    ajdunnposted 7 years ago

    Philip Larkin (today - it varies depending on mood ) because , unrelentingly glum as he is , he always makes me smile .And he looks like Eric Morecambe.

  5. Windsweptplains profile image69
    Windsweptplainsposted 7 years ago

    John Keats became my favorite poet after I saw Bright Star. I love his poems because they are so beautiful and moving.

  6. puebloman profile image60
    pueblomanposted 7 years ago

    Pablo Neruda would be my choice. The Chilean  lyrical poet, the best love poet ever. A real man who can teach men about love. He writes in Spanish but survives translation. Get "20 love poems and a song of despair".

    He was a man of courage too. He was Chilean ambassador to Spain and in Madrid when Franco's Nazis marched in. He behaved with heroic self possession - the courage of a poet, and not like the human shit that recalled him in disgrace for "bias".

    He was the friend of Garcia Lorca, one of Spain's finest lyric poets, murdered by Franco in 1936. Lorca too translates well. Read "The faithless wife"  from his famous anthology "The gipsy ballads" or try  "Lines on the death of a bullfighter"

  7. greengypsywolf1 profile image54
    greengypsywolf1posted 7 years ago

    Robert Frost, he could blend metaphors with observation of nature in ways that directly influenced my own writing style.

  8. mandyf profile image67
    mandyfposted 7 years ago

    Robert Frost He sees things so clearly and its easy to imagine when reading his poerty that your right there looking at the very scenery he is writing about. That and as a little girl a babysitter read to me his poem A Girl's Garden and I fell in love with poetry.

  9. profile image53
    HOLLYWOODHYPEposted 7 years ago

    EMILY DICKINSON wrote two of my favourite poems - WILL THERE REALLY BE A MORNING ? which was used as the title for Frances Farmer's Autobiography and AMPLE MAKE THIS BED, which was in William Styron's masterpiece SOPHIE'S CHOICE.  I also love NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY by Robert Frost. I have it inscribed on a pocket watch.  I don't know why I wanted a pocket watch in these modern times but I did.   Barbra-Lee

  10. Pudding Fairy profile image67
    Pudding Fairyposted 7 years ago

    Definately Edgar Allan Poe... simply the best! wink

  11. littlesecret13 profile image61
    littlesecret13posted 7 years ago

    edgar allan poe, sylvia path, or dylan thomas

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