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Poetry quiz: Can you match the poet to the poem?

April is National Poetry Month. Celebrate by testing your knowledge of these well known English-language poets. How many of these verses can you match to the poet who penned them?

- Monitor staff

1. Which American poet wrote the following lines?

Brooklyn poet Walt Whitman included these joyous lines in "Song of Myself," one of 12 poems in his self-published 1855 edition of "Leaves of Grass."

Brooklyn poet Walt Whitman included these joyous lines in "Song of Myself," one of 12 poems in his self-published 1855 edition of "Leaves of Grass."

Brooklyn poet Walt Whitman included these joyous lines in "Song of Myself," one of 12 poems in his self-published 1855 edition of "Leaves of Grass."

Brooklyn poet Walt Whitman included these joyous lines in "Song of Myself," one of 12 poems in his self-published 1855 edition of "Leaves of Grass."

I celebrate myself, and sing myself,

And what I assume you shall assume,

For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.

Allen Ginsberg

 

William Carlos Williams

 

Walt Whitman

 

Shel Silverstein

 

Brooklyn poet Walt Whitman included these joyous lines in "Song of Myself," one of 12 poems in his self-published 1855 edition of "Leaves of Grass."

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