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18 Poems Every Poet and Writer Should Read

Eighteen Poets Who Have Influenced My Writing

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From the thousands of poems and almost 200 books of poetry that I have read in the last fifty years, here are 18 poets I recommend that every creative person read. (I have provided a link that will take you to each poem mentioned.) All of these poets did most of their work in the 20th century. Lawrence Ferlinghetti…

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