has received nineteen honary doctorates, three "Woman of the Year" awards, and two NAACP Image Awards
was born on Long Island, New York, in 1819 and was known for being an international humanist
was born in San Francisco, CA in 1874, but moved to New England at age 11
grew up in Wolverhampton, England
was born in Joplin, Missouri
dropped out of school at 16; sold his first book Eighteen Poems when he was 20
was born in Amherst, Massachusetts in 1830
wrote about the life and landscape of New England and won four Pulitzer Prizes`
wrote the poem "Because I Could Not Stop for Death," which shows her calm acceptance of Death
is a distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech
wrote a famous book of poetry is called Leaves of Grass, which is considered a masterpiece of world literature
died of alcoholism at age 39
suffered from blindness toward the end of his life and had to dictate his poetry for someone else to write down
wrote "The Road Not Taken"
wrote poems that typically portrayed black life in American in the 20's-60's
wrote a famous poem that honored Abraham Lincoln upon his death
lived in almost complete isolation for most of her life
was a legendary figure, known for his theatrical readings of his own poetry, his roaring public disputes, and his excessive drinking
writes bold, controversial poems about the situation of Americans on all sides of various race issues
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