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Greatest Poems Ever Written in English Language

Here begins the 100 best poems I've ever read and recorded. Please add your 'greatest poems' so that others can get to know you & your taste better.

1

Wild Geese - by Mary Oliver

"You do not have to be good ..."

2

I sit and look out - by Walt Whitman

"I sit and look out upon all the sorrows of the world ..."

3

The Song of Wandering Aengus -by WB Yeats

I went out to the hazel wood,
Because a fire was in my head...

4

The Man from Snowy River - by Banjo Paterson

There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around
That the colt from old Regret had got away...

5

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening - by Robert Frost

Whose woods these are I think I know.
His house is in the village though ...