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C Harly Cox explains why she thinks her is so popular with young women. It is really difficult at age to articulate how youre she say. We were all stressed out. Were so confused, so lonely. Poetry is incredible form of solace. If you encounter something in poem that you feel youre feeling, it is freeing, lovely experience. Cox, 23, leapt into list of top 10 bestselling poets last year with She Must Be Mad, her debut collection of poems about her journey from girl to woman. Like Rupi Kaur, 26 - - old Canadian - Punjabi who dominated bestsellers last year, Cox first began publishing on Instagram. Lot Of Poets Who Come From Online Platforms Are Women Or People Of Colour, And I Think That Has Unsettled Very Traditional, Predominantly White, Older Male Community, Who Have Spent So Long Feeling That Poetry Is Incredibly Exclusive Academic Club. Well, it not any more. Suddenly, it was blown she say. Young women aged 13 to 24 are now biggest consumers of poetry in UK in market that has grown by 48 percentage over past five years to 12. 3m, according UK book sales monitor Nielsen BookScan. But instead of buying works by dead white men who have dominated canon for centuries, young women are using their economic muscle to drive up sales of works by female poets, making poetry more diverse and representative than ever before. Kaur, for example, made nearly from poetry sales last year. Her themes include menstrual sexual violence and women's empowerment. Three other women - Pam Ayres, Helen Dunmore Carol Ann Duffy, UK's first ever female Poet Laureate - all netted sales into six - figures, something almost unheard of five years ago. Contemporary feminist poet Wendy Cope managed sell almost as many volumes as perennial favourite Sylvia Plath. This rise in popularity of poetry by women and increase in value of market correspond with dramatic shifts in demographics of poetry buyers. Five years ago, Nielsens research suggested 27 percentage of poetry buyers were young women and another percentage were middle - aged or elderly men. Today, nearly 40 percentage of poetry buyers are women under 35 while just percentage are men over 34. Proportion Of Teenage Boys And Young Men In Their Early 20s Who Purchase Poetry Has Also Increase, From 12 Percentage In 2014 To 16 Percentage Today. Ease With Which Poetry Can Be Published Online, Read On Mobile Phones And Shared On Social Media Is One Reason Why Form Has Become More Popular With Teenagers And Millennials, With Young Poets Attracting Millions Of Followers On Instagram. This is opening up market to younger and more diverse female voices, says Susannah Herbert, director of Forward Arts Foundation, which runs Forward Prizes For Poetry and National Poetry Day: For young women who do necessarily feel theyve get massive right to microphone, poetry offers space to write and express yourself without crashing into authority.

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson, in full Emily Elizabeth Dickinson, American lyric poet who lives in and commands singular brilliance of style and integrity of vision. With Walt Whitman, Dickinson is widely considered be one of two leading 19 - century American poets. Only 10 of Emily Dickinsons ' nearly 1 800 poems are known to have been published in Her Life Devote to private pursuits, she sends hundreds of poems to friends and correspondents while apparently keeping greater number to herself. She habitually works in verse forms suggestive of hymns ballads, with lines of three or four stresses. Her unusual off - rhymes have been seen as experimental and influenced by 18 - century hymnist Isaac Watts. She freely ignores usual rules of versification and even of grammar, and in intellectual content of her work she likewise proves exceptionally bold and original. Her verse is distinguished its epigrammatic compression, haunting personal voice, enigmatic brilliance, and lack of high polish.

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Born in 1806, Elizabeth Barrett, British poet, started to poetry from early age of 6 years old. Her mother collected her poems, which became largest surviving collection of juvenile writing by any English writer, ever. Barrett suffered health for most of her life and possibly had tuberculosis. It did not stop her writing and she published her first collection of poems at age of 32 years old. Her poetry was very well and she wrote profusely in following years. She also actively campaigned against slavery influenced reforms to child labour legislation. Her work also caught attention of another poet, Robert Browning, who, after writing to her, began to secretly court her. Knowing that her father would disapprove, Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browing married in secret in 1846 before moving to Italy where they lived happily for rest of their lives. Work Of Elizabeth Barrett Browning Had Great Influence On Some Of Her Famous Contemporary Writers, Among Which Edgar Allan Poe And Emily Dickinson. Elizabeth Barrett Browning represents English movement at its best, both through her work and her own personal life. How do I love thee? Let me count ways. I love thee to depth and breadth and height my soul reach, when feeling out of sight For ends of Being and ideal Grace. I love them to level of everyday's most quiet need, by sun and candlelight. I love thee freely, as men strive for right; I love thee purely, as turn from praise. I love thee with passion put to use in old griefs, and with my child's faith. I love thee With love I seem to lose With my lost I love thee with breath, smiles, tears, Of all my life! And, if God I shall love thee better after death. - Elizabeth Barret Browning, from Portuguese, Sonnet 43

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