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In honor of Poetry Month in April, we're pleased to announce the 3rd annual Poetry Contest for high schools. Rules and entry information here.

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April 25

Thomas Vaux born, 1510

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Question:

What poet's epitaph reads, "And alien tears will fill for him / Pity's long broken urn, / For his mourners will be outcast men, / And outcasts always mourn"?

Answer ->

Oscar Wilde. The lines are taken from his poem "Ballad of Reading Gaol."

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