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Poems and Poets Quiz 1

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"Had we but world enough, and time, This coyness, Lady, were no crime" is the opening to which Andrew Marvell poem?

  • To His Coy Mistress
  • The Unfortunate Lover
  • The Gallery
  • The Definition of Love

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"Nobody heard him, the dead man, But still he lay moaning: I was much further out than you thought And not waving but drowning." is by which poet?

  • Sylvia Plath
  • Stevie Smith
  • Ted Hughes
  • Kraig Kinser

Question 3 Photo

Which Allan Ahlberg poem ends, "Lock yourself in the cupboard, dear. Run away to sea. Do whatever you can, my flower. But don't ask me! "?

  • The Giant Baby
  • Friendly Matches
  • Please Mrs Butler
  • The Cinderella Show

Question 4 Photo

Who wrote "Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference."?

  • Thomas Grey
  • Wilfred Owen
  • Rupert Brooke
  • Robert Frost

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"Should I, after tea and cakes and ices, Have the strength to force the moment to its crisis?" is from which T.S. Eliot poem?

  • The Waste Land
  • The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock
  • East Coker
  • Burnt Norton

Question 6 Photo

Who wrote in the poem 'Prayer Before Birth', "I am not yet born; O fill me With strength against those who would freeze my humanity, would dragoon me into a lethal automaton"?

  • Louis Macneice
  • Stephen Spender
  • Cecil Day?Lewis
  • W. H. Auden

Question 7 Photo

Who wrote "O my Luve’s like a red, red rose, That’s newly sprung in June: O my Luve’s like the melodie, That’s sweetly play’d in tune."?

  • Robert Burns
  • William Wordsworth
  • William Shakespeare
  • PB Shelley

Question 8 Photo

What is the tile of the Louis Macneice poem that contains these lines, "World is crazier and more of it than we think, Incorrigibly plural."?

  • Bagpipe Music
  • Snow
  • Christina
  • Sunday Morning

Question 9 Photo

Who wrote 'Do not stand at my grave and weep'?

  • Mary Elizabeth Frye
  • Maya Angelou
  • Pablo Neruda
  • Ogden Nash

Question 10 Photo

What is the missing word in this line form a poem by Sir John Betjeman, "Come, friendly bombs, and fall on ******!"

  • Me
  • You
  • Thou
  • Slough