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ENGLISH POEMS For KIDS - Nursery Rhymes Collection - Baby Poems In English - Rhymes 2016
The earliest surviving English poetry may have been composed in the 7th century. The highest poetic achievement in Old English literature is Beowulf , a line epic by an unknown author. Following the Norman conquest of England in the 11th century, Anglo-Saxon rapidly diminished as a written literary language and it was not until the 14th century that major works of English literature began to appear once again. The poet G eoffrey Chaucer — is credited with legitimizing the literary use of the Middle English vernacular at a time when the dominant literary languages in England were French and Latin. Due to this, Chaucer is referred to as the Father of English literature. With the discovery of the New World and the rise of Great Britain as an international superpower , English spread to other parts of the world. Here are the 10 most famous English poems of all time.
#10 Still I Rise
Some of us read poetry for an eager and fast escape from this world. On the other hand, some of us read poetry solely to share it with the ones we love.
The first negative review I ever got was for a poem I published in my college lit mag. Two lines and a title. And while I have lots of love for long poems, there is a special place for the tight economy of short poems. And a short poem puts us in touch with poetry—a shot, a quick snack, an amuse bouche to amp up our poetic reading lives. But wait! What makes a short poem short?
What is the best short poem to memorize? Poetry buffs might also enjoy the best poems about love , the best rhyming poems , and the best epic poems , while theatre fans may want to see the best short monologues. Written works have the ability to make us feel. They make us want to believe, be inspired, and live vicariously through the stories we read on the page. They can make us love , laugh , and cry. It is these elements which provoke readers to dig deeper, and memorizing the poem furthers that relationship even more. Poets and their poetry have the ability to take readers places and into worlds never imagined.