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This anthology embodies Robert Pinsky's dedication to find America's loved poems, his designated project as Poet Laureate of the us. the choices during this anthology have been selected from the private letters of millions of american citizens who spoke back to Robert Pinsky's invitation to jot down to him approximately their favourite poems. a few poems are stories valuable within the brain given that early life; a few crystallize the eagerness of affection or keep in mind the path of loss and sorrow. The poems and poets during this anthology--from Sappho to Lorca, from Shakespeare and Chaucer to Gwendolyn Brooks, Louise Glck, and Allen Ginsberg--are poems to be learn aloud and memorized, poems to be celebrated as a part of our nation's cultural inheritance. Accompanying the poems are reviews by means of those that communicate no longer as specialist critics yet as passionate readers of varied a long time, professions and areas. This anthology, in a fashion not like the other, discloses the wealthy and full of life presence of poetry in American existence on the millennium and offers a portrait of the U.S. throughout the lens of poetry. the favourite Poem venture is an professional a part of the Bicentennial party of the Library of Congress and the White condominium Millennium Council.

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