One Hundred and One Famous Poems (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) - Roy J. Cook

One Hundred and One Famous Poems (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

By Roy J. Cook

  • Release Date: 2012-04-16
  • Genre: Poetry


This treasury of beloved poems collects all your favorite poets in one book. Whether you’re looking for a love poem or something to mend a broken heart, perhaps you’re feeling patriotic or struggling to understand the nature of man, the timeless words of Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, John Milton, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti are at your fingertips.  

From the Romantic poets like Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats to the Transcendentalists like Ralph Waldo Emerson, this comprehensive collection contains examples of the many periods of writing from England to Scotland and on to the United States.

Included are such favorites as:

Walt Whitman’s O Captain! My Captain!

Eugene Field’s Little Boy Blue

Percy Bysshe Shelley’s To a Skylark

Joyce Kilmer’s Trees

Robert Burns’ Letter to a Young Friend

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s Paul Revere’s Ride

Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven

Three indices let you find your favorite poems by title, author, and first line.