Harold Edward Monro was a British poet, the proprietor of the Poetry Bookshop in London which helped many famous poets bring their work before the public. Monro was born in Brussels, but his parents were Scottish. He was educated at Radley and at Caius College, Cambridge. His first collection of poetry was published in 1906. He founded a poetry magazine, The Poetry Review, which was to be very influential. In 1912, he founded the Poetry Bookshop in Bloomsbury, London, publishing new collections at his own expense and rarely making a profit, as well as providing a welcoming environment for readers and poets alike. Several poets, including more »
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- Milk For The Cat
- Overheard on a Salmarsh
- Child of Dawn
- Youth in Arms
- Great City
- Children Of Love
- The Bird at Dawn
- Every Thing
- The Rebellious Vine
- Man Carrying Bale
- Real Property
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''When the tea is brought at five o'clock,Harold Monro (1879-1932), British poet. Milk for the Cat (l. 1-4). . . Family Book of Best Loved Poems, The. David L. George, ed. (1952) Doubleday...
And all the neat curtains are drawn with care,
The little black cat with bright green eyes
Is suddenly purring there.''
''But the cat is grown small and thin with desire,Harold Monro (1879-1932), British poet. Milk for the Cat (l. 19-20). . . Family Book of Best Loved Poems, The. David L. George, ed. (1952) Doubled...
Transformed to a creeping lust for milk.''
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