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Treasury of Poems

4.23  ·  Rating Details  ·  109 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews

More than 400 great poets in one value-priced volume.
With nearly 440 poems by such greats as Plato, Shakespeare, Bryon, Keats, Christina Rossetti, Wilde, Dickinson, Emily Bronte, Sandburg, and more, this invaluable compendium captures the full breadth of human experience and emotions. The well-loved verses that fill these pages cover such universal topics as Aging, Beauty,

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Hardcover, 739 pages
Published July 27th 2009 by Galahad Books (first published 1996)
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Dholsten
At first I thought this collection had a better range of poems, but in the end, many I have seen or read elsewhere. I would like to see a collection with more of a world culture outreach. American and English poets does not a "collection of famous/familiar verse" make.
Andrea
Aug 22, 2012 Andrea rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I love poems and I love this book.

A wise old owl lived in an oak;
The more he saw the less he spoke;
The less he spoke the more he head:
Why can't we all be like that bird?

- Author Unknown

My favorite poem funny and true ....
fullmoonbath
Dec 25, 2015 fullmoonbath rated it really liked it
I truly enjoyed this collection of poems. It taught me a lot and gave me a grasp for poetry that allowed me to develop a better sense of understanding poems. I found a lot of new favorite poems while reading this collection, and it's definitely worth it to read it and have it on your book shelf. It's something you can come back and read snippets from time and time again. The reason I give it 4 stars is because I really do wish that it would have included more diverse poets other than those from ...more
hissi
Aug 31, 2014 hissi rated it really liked it
Shelves: poems
I loved the poems. categorized and neatly packed. I loved a lot of the poems in it.
Tj V
It has almost all my clasic avorite poems!
Evelyn Eve
How do you rate such a diverse collection of works fairly with one rating? This range of quality and value of each piece is one of the beautiful things about an anthology. Some poetry I hated. Some I loved. Others, I was indifferent to. If you need the "why", I give this book a 3/5 because I had to trudge through some stuff I hated to find the works I enjoyed.
Rashik Reza Nahiyen
Something is here, in my heart. I don't know what is that. But I always feel it. Feel it specially when I read this book. The verses, make me feel that something is here, in my heart. :)
Meadow
Jul 04, 2013 Meadow rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is an amazing collection of poems! It includes most of my favourite poems and poets. I also read some beautiful poems that I've never read before!

~ 5 stars :D
Test_user
Apr 04, 2016 Test_user rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites, owned, poetry, poems
A beautiful anthology of some of the best loved verse, from Tennyson to Wordsworth and Dickinson to Edna St. Vincent Mallay.
Jules
Apr 04, 2016 Jules rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites, owned, poetry, poems
A beautiful anthology of some of the best loved verse, from Tennyson to Wordsworth and Dickinson to Edna St. Vincent Mallay.
Cherie
Mar 12, 2013 Cherie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A wonderful collection of poems to keep by your bedside. I found all of my old favorites and many more I had never read.
Alona Shoemaker
Feb 21, 2016 Alona Shoemaker rated it really liked it
Didn't like all the poems but there were many that I did and they are all marked for future reference.
❅ (t.c) (hiatus: school)
Poetry is one of my most loved things about literature and this book can sum it up.
Alexys Rea
Jun 12, 2013 Alexys Rea rated it it was amazing
A wonderful collection! I recommend it to be a part of everyone's library!
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