The Lake Poets

#OTD The English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge died on this day in 1834.

Along with his friend, William Wordsworth, he helped found the Romantic Movement in England and was a member of a group called the Lake Poets.
In his poem called Youth and Age, Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote,
"Flowers are lovely; Love is flower-like;
Friendship is a sheltering tree;"
 
 


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Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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