American poetry

(2/-1) The title of this 1865 Whitman poem precedes "our fearful trip is done; / The ship has weather'd every rack, the prize we sought is won".2104
(4/-2) He composed a poem for John F. Kennedy's inauguration, but, unable to read it at the inauguration, decided to recite "The Gift Outright".2302
(6/-3) This poet's only work published during her lifetime is the 1650 book The Tenth Muse, lately Sprung up in America.9214
(8/-4) In this Sylvia Plath poem, the speaker tells the title character "I have had to kill you" and "you bastard, I'm through".11212
(10/-5) The speaker apologizes for eating "the plums / that were in / the icebox" in this poet's "This Is Just to Say".15010

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