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    • Cyrus Cassells

      Born in Dover, Delaware in 1956, Cyrus Cassells grew up in the Mojave Desert near Los Angeles, California. He earned a BA from Stanford University. In 2019, his poetry collection...

    • Image of Lord Byron

      The most flamboyant and notorious of the major English Romantic poets, George Gordon, Lord Byron, was likewise the most fashionable poet of the early 1800s. He created an immensely popular...

    • Portrait of smiling American poet Robert Frost, 1962. A cropped version of this photograph was used on the cover of the March 30, 1962, issue of Life magazine. (

      Robert Frost was born in San Francisco, but his family moved to Lawrence, Massachusetts, in 1884 following his father’s death. The move was actually a return, for Frost’s ancestors were...

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