Williams' red wheelbarrow poem, in fact, can be read as a direct challenge to Eliot, who had a far different view of the direction that poetry should take in the early 20th Century.
When twenty-year-old Ayat al-Qurmezi emerged from her vehicle surrounded by throngs of cheering supporters, she was more than a little stunned. It was understandable, given that she'd been whisked from prison straight into the international spotlight.
Cooper will have a tough task in trying to bring Milton's character to life. Milton's portrayal of Satan has been a subject of debate and some discomfort for centuries.
Here, for all of you fellow summer sufferers, are four very cold poems that might help you imagine some relief from the heat (and distract you from the fact that it isn't even August).