outstanding anthology of short verse offers an
impressive sampling of more than 150 succinct
masterpieces spanning over 400 years of English and
American literary history. Memorable compositions
include Donne’s "Death Be Not Proud," Blake’s "The
Tyger," Wordsworth’s "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud,"
Byron’s "She Walks in Beauty," Shelley’s "Ozymandias,"
as well as works by Tennyson, Whitman, Dickinson,
Yeats, Frost, and many others.