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The Lamb by William Blake

Born in 1757, William Blake's "The Lamb" is a poem about innocence and faith in the goodness of God. It is written from the perspective of a child who is asking questions about a little lamb. In the poem, the poet uses the image of the
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The Soldier by Rupert Brooke

Born in 1887 and died in 1915, Rupert Brooke was an English poet and literary figure who is remembered for his idealistic war sonnets written during World War I. He is best known for his war sonnets, especially ‘The Soldier’, which
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Mending Wall by Robert Frost

Born in 1874, Robert Frost was an American poet and four-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Frost is celebrated for his detailed depictions of rural life and his use of language to create a sense of familiarity and comfort. Mending Wall is
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Leda and the Swan by W. B. Yeats

Born in 1965, William Butler Yeats is considered one of the greatest English-language poets of the 20th century. His poetry is known for symbols from ordinary life. “Leda and the Swan” retells the classic Greek myth in which Leda is raped
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Hanuman Chalisa in English

Hanuman Chalisa was written by Tulsidas, a 16th-century poet and saint in India. Tulsidas was a prolific writer and composer, best known for his works in Awadhi, a dialect of Hindi, and his devotion to Lord Rama, a Hindu deity. Hanuman
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IF – by Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling's famous poem, "If"— is an inspirational piece of literature that is still widely quoted and admired to this day. The poem was first published in 1910 and is considered to be an example of Victorian literature. The title of
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