Poem of the day

The Voice

I was the height of a folio, my bed just
backed on the bookcases’ sombre Babel,
everything, Latin ashes, Greek dust
jumbled together: novel, science, fable.

by Charles Baudelaire

Poet of the day

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Gerald Stern poet from United States was born on February 22, 1925 has 99 years. Poems were written mainly in English language. Dominant movement is political.

Member of the day

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Whoever sets himself to see things as they are will find himself one of a very small circle but it is only by this small circle resolutely doing its own work that adequate ideas will ever get current at all.

© Matthew Arnold