Quiz: The Famous Poems Quiz
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The Famous Poems Quiz
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About This Quiz

Even if you don't know a sonnet from a haiku, chances are that some of these poems have seeped into your brain. Test your poetry knowledge with this quiz.

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Which poet wrote this line? "I have eaten/the plums/that were in/the icebox."
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Which poet wrote this line? "What happens to a dream deferred?/Does it dry up/Like a raisin in the sun?"
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Which poet wrote this line? "'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves/Did gyre and gimble in the wabe."
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Which poet wrote this line? "Laugh, and the world laughs with you/Weep, and you weep alone."
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Which poet wrote this line? "I think that I shall never see/A poem lovely as a tree."
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Which poet wrote this line? "Take this kiss upon the brow!/And, in parting from you now/Thus much let me vow."
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Which poet wrote this line? "You may write me down in history/With your bitter, twisted lies,/You may trod me in the very dirt/But still like the dust I'll rise."
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Which poet wrote this line? "Half a league, half a league/Half a league onward,/All in the valley of Death/rode the six hundred."
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Which poet wrote this line? "Long walks at night —/that's what's good for the soul."
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Which poet wrote this line? "No man is an island,/Entire of itself;/Every man is a piece of the continent,/A part of the main."
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Which poet wrote this line? "Do not go gentle into that good night/Old age should burn and rave at close of day."
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Which poet wrote this line? "Whose woods these are I think I know/His house is in the village, though."
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Which poet wrote this line? "I wandered lonely as a cloud/That floats on high o'er vales and hills."
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Which poet wrote this line? "Let us go then, you and I/When the evening is spread out against the sky."
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Which poet wrote this line? "Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,/And sorry I could not travel both/And be one traveler, long I stood/And looked down one as far as I could."
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Which poet wrote this line? "There is a place where the sidewalk ends/And before the street begins/And there the grass grows soft and white/And there the sun glows crimson bright."
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Which poet wrote this line? "Let us twain walk aside from the rest;/Now we are together privately, do you discard ceremony."
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Which poet wrote this line? "I went down to the river/I set down on the bank./I tried to think but couldn't,/so I jumped in and sank."
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Which poet wrote this line? "Why should I blame her that she filled my days/With misery, or that she would of late/Have taught to ignorant men most violent ways."
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Which poet wrote this line? "Oh whence do you come, my dear friend, to me,/With your golden hair all fallen below your knee."
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Which poet wrote this line? "Stop all the clocks, turn off the telephone,/Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone."
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Which poet wrote this line? "You do not do, you do not do/Any more, black shoe."
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Which poet wrote this line? "Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary."
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Which poet wrote this line? "The tree has entered my hands,/The sap has descended my arms."
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Which poet wrote this line? "I carry your heart with me(I carry it in/my heart)I am never without/it (anywhere I go you go, my dear."
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Which poet wrote this line? "America I've given you all and now I'm nothing./America twodollars and twentyseven cents January 17, 1956."
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Which poet wrote this line? "O CAPTAIN! My Captain! Our fearful trip is done."
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Which poet wrote this line? "I cannot live with you,/It would be life,/And life is over there/Behind the shelf."
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Which poet wrote this line? "O my Luve's like a red, red rose/That's newly sprung in June."
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Which poet wrote this line? "All the world's a stage/And all the men and women merely players."
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