Advertise with Us. Search our extensive curated collection of over 10,000 poems by occasion, theme, and form, or search by keyword or poet's name in the field below. Below, we introduce and discuss some of the best and most notable poems from the 1920s. Eliot, T. S. 1920. Poetry Near You. Poems. Materials for Teachers. 1920s poem by david gerardino.
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The 1920s was a key decade in poetry: modernism really came to the fore, with a number of major poets adopting an increasingly experimental approach to form, rhyme, imagery, and subject matter. Page Miscellaneous Poems to 1920 Robert Frost These collections of poems provide a wonderful selection of the work of Robert Frost. The hippopotamus’s day / Is passed in sleep; at night he hunts; / God works in a mysterious way— / The Church can sleep and feed at once. Ezra Pound, Hugh Selwyn Mauberley. His poems are concerned with human tragedies and fears, his reaction to the complexities of life, and his ultimate acceptance of his burdens.
Become a Member. The 1950s was the age of austerity and the end of wartime rationing in the UK, while American poetry found a new voice in the disillusioned and politically active Beat poets. Influenced by movements such as the Harlem Renaissance and modernism, the social reverberations of immigration and the ratification of the 19 th amendment, the poetry born in the 1920s presents a radical turn from the past whereby social construction and stratification, pain and sinful joy are blatantly exposed and celebrated. flappers with tall blondhair a decade of thedoller bubbles of false.