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Classic Poetry – Poems to Read before You Die

In "The Defence of Poetry," 1821, Shelley claims that "poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world."  Poets hold up a mirror to society challenging us to question our behavior, our morals, our philosophy.  

Now, in an easy to use iPhone application, Classic Poetry has the capacity to confront us with something we are forbidden to see and the capacity to help humanize the universe for us.  

By just spending a few minutes each day reading a poem from Classic Poetry, new ideas and perspectives can be realized. Classic Poetry can inspire and make us think about what it means to be human in our ever-changing society.

Classic Poetry, an extensive collection of the most widely read and beloved poems in the English Language, presents over 1000 magnificent poems allowing you to experience the beauty and wonder of man’s ultimate expression –poetry.  

With our user-friendly search function, you can find your favorite poems and poets with the touch of a button. Simply turn on the application and be taken into the world of human expression.

Our glorious selection captures the great American and English Poets including Coleridge, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Keats, Bryant, Tennyson, Poe, Dickinson, Whitman, Donne, Shakespeare, Yeats, Pound, Moore, Thomas and over 100 other classic must read poets.    

* All poems are believed to be public domain.

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