Can You Match The Famous Poet To The Poem?

Poetry adds a richness to life that is truly unmatched. Do you think that you can match these famous poems to the poet's who wrote them? Let's find out just how poetry savvy you really are!
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Match the poet to the poem: "Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day, Rage, rage against the dying of the light."
Dylan Thomas
Robert Frost
Mary Oliver
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Name the poet: "Through caverns measureless to man, down to a sunless sea."
William Wordsworth
Samuel T. Coleridge
T.S. Eliott
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Name the poet: "What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
Emily Dickenson
Ted Kooser
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Name the poet: "The jealousy, the shyness – though in vain –made up a love so tender and so true."
Emily Bronte
Alexander Pushkin
Elizabeth Barret Browning
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Name the poet: "If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or being hated, don’t give way to hating...."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Rudyard Kipling
Pablo Neruda
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Name the poet: "Thin gin. We Jazz June. We Die soon."
Allen Ginsberg
Gwendolyn Brooks
Maya Angelou
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Name the poet: "We are for each other: then laugh, leaning back in my arms for life's not a paragraph."
E.E. Cummings
Sylvia Plath
May sarton
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Name the poet:" I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked."
Allen Ginsberg
Langston Hughes
Robert Frost
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Name the poet: "When I see birches bend to left and right across the lines of straighter darker trees, I like to think some boy's been swinging them."
William Blake
Robert Frost
William Wardswoth
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Name the poet: "There is a place where the side walk ends And before the street begins."
Lewis Caroll
Dr. Seuss
Shel Silverstein
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Name the poet: "Death, be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so."
John Donne
Emily Bronte
John Milton
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Name the poet: "There's a stake in your fat black heart And the villagers never liked you."
Elizabeth Bishop
Sylvia Plath
May Sarton
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true poetry novice! While you may love and respect all that poetry has to offer, you're not well versed on which poets produced the greatest works of all time. Fret not, with a little quiet time and a book of poems,you'll be an expert in no time!

C+, Poetry Novice

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are truly poetry pert! While you're not the world's foremost epxert on poetry just yet, you're well on your way to true poetry mastery. Not only do you respect this art form, you love it with your whole heart!

B+, Poetry Pert

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're poetry perfect! It's clear that poetry is an art form that holds a special place in your heart. Not only do you carry a deep love of poetry, you know the poets who made it amazing better than most. Keep up the good work and never stop being a true lover of art!

A+, Poetry Perfect

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1
Match the poet to the poem: "Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day, Rage, rage against the dying of the light."
Dylan Thomas
Robert Frost
Mary Oliver
2
Name the poet: "Through caverns measureless to man, down to a sunless sea."
William Wordsworth
Samuel T. Coleridge
T.S. Eliott
3
Name the poet: "What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
Emily Dickenson
Ted Kooser
4
Name the poet: "The jealousy, the shyness – though in vain –made up a love so tender and so true."
Emily Bronte
Alexander Pushkin
Elizabeth Barret Browning
5
Name the poet: "If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or being hated, don’t give way to hating...."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Rudyard Kipling
Pablo Neruda
6
Name the poet: "Thin gin. We Jazz June. We Die soon."
Allen Ginsberg
Gwendolyn Brooks
Maya Angelou
7
Name the poet: "We are for each other: then laugh, leaning back in my arms for life's not a paragraph."
E.E. Cummings
Sylvia Plath
May sarton
8
Name the poet:" I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked."
Allen Ginsberg
Langston Hughes
Robert Frost
9
Name the poet: "When I see birches bend to left and right across the lines of straighter darker trees, I like to think some boy's been swinging them."
William Blake
Robert Frost
William Wardswoth
10
Name the poet: "There is a place where the side walk ends And before the street begins."
Lewis Caroll
Dr. Seuss
Shel Silverstein
11
Name the poet: "Death, be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so."
John Donne
Emily Bronte
John Milton
12
Name the poet: "There's a stake in your fat black heart And the villagers never liked you."
Elizabeth Bishop
Sylvia Plath
May Sarton