Who is Amy Lowell

Amy Lawrence Lowell (February 9, 1874 – May 12, 1925) was an American poet of the imagist school from Brookline, Massachusetts. She posthumously won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1926.

Personal life Lowell as a child

Amy Lowell was born on February 9, 1874, in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of Augustus Lowell and Katherine Bigelow Lowell. A member of the Brahmin Lowell family, her siblings included the as...
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Amy Lowell Poems

  • Malmaison
    I

    How the slates of the roof sparkle in the sun, over there, over there,
    beyond the high wall! How quietly the Seine runs in loops and windings, ...
  • To A Husband
    Brighter than fireflies upon the Uji River
    Are your words in the dark, Beloved.

    ...
  • Aliens
    The chatter of little people
    Breaks on my purpose
    Like the water-drops which slowly wear the rocks to powder.
    And while I laugh ...
  • Two Lacquer Prints
    The Emperor's Garden

    ONCE, in the sultry heat of midsummer,
    An Emperor caused the miniature mountains in his garden ...
  • Women's Harvest Song
    I am waving a ripe sunflower,
    I am scattering sunflower pollen to the four world-quarters.
    I am joyful because of my melons,
    I am joyful because of my beans, ...
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Top 10 most used topics by Amy Lowell

Great 121 Long 100 Night 92 White 91 Sun 89 Heart 86 Wind 81 Away 80 Blue 78 Light 76


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  • Vicb_vanderbilt: quote of the day: "in science, read by preference the newest works. in literature, read the oldest. the classics are always modern." -- amy lowell
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  • Davecbeck: happiness, to some, is elation; to others it is mere stagnation. — amy lowell
  • Jay_sankey: "art is the desire of a person to express themselves, to record the reactions of their personality to the world they live in."-amy lowell
  • Vincemadden7: ...."slipping softly through the sky little horned, happy moon, can you hear me up so high? will you come down soon?" - from 'the crescent moon' by amy lowell....
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Distillation
 by Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey

They that eat the uncrushed grape
Walk with steady heels:
Lo, now, how they stare and gape
Where the poet reels!
He has drunk the sheer divine
Concentration of the vine.


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