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Publisher Description

Most of us, at one time or another, have experienced wanderlust. For many, the desire to explore is almost irresistible. Now for devotees of poetry, and for those who long for the open road, this highly affordable collection contains a rich selection of poems about travel and adventure.
You’ll find more than 90 poems by 50 American and British masters (mainly from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries), including Whitman, Byron, Millay, Sandburg, Service, Bliss Carman, Robert Louis Stevenson, John Masefield, Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Shelley, Tennyson, Yeats, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Claude McKay, Christina Rossetti, and other fellow travelers. Their poems celebrate the real and metaphorical journeys each of us takes in the course of our lives towards love, discovery, loss, leaving the nest, and coming home.
Whatever your mode of transportation, and wherever you are going, take this literary traveling companion with you for hours of reading enjoyment and insight into the road that lies ahead.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2012
February 29
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
80
Pages
PUBLISHER
Dover Publications
SELLER
INscribe Digital
SIZE
681.6
KB
AUDIENCE
Grades 7 and Above

Customer Reviews

Josey86 ,

Fun Collection of Poetry Power Hitters

Not as diverse as other collections I’ve read, but included a good balance of male and female poets. I greatly enjoyed the different ways the poets wrote about travel and transportation. This is a lovely collection that was fun to read.

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