Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Take the Granger's Guided Tour here

See our Compare Poems tool with examples of reading poems side-by-side


Poets Book of Days

November 30

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

-> View Calendar of Days

Poetry Trivia

Question:

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

Answer ->

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.

-> Previous Trivia Questions
Columbia University Press