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April is National Poetry Month!
Can you identify the poet and/or poem from which these first lines are drawn?
- "I celebrate myself, and sing myself"
- "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?"
- "Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high"
- "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways
- "You may write me down in history / With your bitter, twisted lies"
- "If you are the amber mare / I am the road of blood"
- "The Outlook wasn't brilliant for the Mudville nine that day"
- "Hear the sledges with the bells"
- "Well, son, Iíll tell you: / Life for me ainít been no crystal stair.
- "Bent double, like old beggars under sacks"
- "Now as I was young and easy under the apple boughs"
- "Shame on the aldermen who locked / the Peacock in a dirty cage!
- "Sing in me, Muse, and through me tell the story"
- "Rosemary for remembrance, Shakespeare wrote"
Lagniappe: teaching resources from Poetry Out Loud.