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Poetry 1914

March – The Little Review was founded by Margaret Caroline Anderson as part of Chicago's literary renaissance.

June  – Edward Thomas made the English railway journey which inspired his poem Adlestrop en route to meet Robert Frost. Thomas began writing poetry for the first time after this summer.

July – BLAST, a literary magazine of the Vorticist movement, was edited by Wyndham Lewis. Only two issues were published.
August – John Masefield's poem, August, 1914, was published in the September 1 issue of The English Review.

September – T. S. Eliot, in England to study, met Ezra Pound for the first time, in London

February – Ezra Pound edited, Des Imagistes: An Anthology, the first anthology of the Imagism movement; It was published in the Globe magazine in February and later in the year as a book in the UK and America.

November - Wallace Stevens' first major publication, his poem Phases, appeared in the November issue of Poetry.

Some Poetry Published in 1914

Laurence Binyon, The Winnowing-Fan, including For the Fallen, part of which became Ode of Remembrance.

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, Poetical Works.

W. H. Davies, The Bird of Paradise, and Other Poems.

Thomas Hardy, Satires of Circumstance.

John Masefield, Philip the King, and Other Poems.

Katharine Tynan, The Flower of Peace.

W. B. Yeats, Responsibilities.

Robert Frost, North of Boston.

Joyce Kilmer, Trees and Other Poems.

Amy Lowell, Sword Blades and Poppy Seed.

Anna Akhmatova, The Rosary, her second collection.

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