Robert Lowell

Robert Lowell, born Robert Traill Spence Lowell IV, was an American poet from Boston Massachusetts. His heritage and youth informed many of his poems which were often set in the Northeast region of the United States. He cited poets like Elizabeth Bishop and William Carlos Williams as his inspiration. Read more about Robert Lowell.

July in Washington

by Robert Lowell

Robert Lowell’s poem ‘July in Washington’ shows both sides of a coin, the coin being America. Lowell inserts different expressions and comparisons to make his stand clear to readers.


by Robert Lowell

A thought-provoking piece from Robert Lowell’s incredible array of poetry, ‘Notice’ harks for capturing each and every moment of our lives, be it repeated or unbearable. We have to draw inspiration from tiny details in our lives.

Skunk Hour

by Robert Lowell

‘Skunk Hour’ by Robert Lowell describes a speaker’s fascination with a town in Maine as well as the secret night-time activities he participates in. 

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