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November 30

Ezra Pound's "The Seafarer" is published in The New Age in 1911.

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Poetry Trivia


Who failed his baccalaureate exam three times, but led the way in popularizing vers libre (free verse) through his poetry?

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Though also found in the Bible and in Walt Whitman's poems, many Modernists held up Jules Laforgue as the model practitioner of free verse.

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