The Top 500 Poems | Book Review

By CSL Staff
September 30, 2015

 

The Top 500 Poems

 

A poetry anthology to add to your bookcase, give as a gift, or use as a reference

The Top 500 Poems Edited by William Harmon (Columbia University Press, $21.79)

Some of the most memorable lines ever conceived in the English language are organized chronologically in this anthology–from Chaucer and Shakespeare to T.S. Eliot and Wordsworth. Whether you want to commit your favourites to memory, find inspiration or solace, this collection of popular English-language poems has something for you.  It is life in lyrical form.

This article first appeared in the Fall 2015 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.