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Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town

First reading of the poem with comments
Second reading of the poem with comments
Preliminary observations on the poem
Using an inventory to crack a text
Things to inventory in "Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town"
References to people in the poem

Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town
(straight reading audio file)

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Two Word Files of Wislawa Szymborska's Poetry: Six Poems; Four New Poems

Poetry Archives: Top Classical Poems
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Canadian Poems
listed by Poet's name.

The Poetry Archive
You can search many ways, including by theme, by form, by length. Includes brief biographies to make your work easier! Note that the poems are in Flash format, so you may need to retype them. A bonus, however, is you get to hear a reading of the poem while you are online.

Poem of the Week

Favorite Poems Project
(videos of various people's favourite poem)

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