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English poet and playwright Robert Browning was born on the 7 May 1812. His mastery of dramatic verse, especially dramatic monologues, made him one of the foremost Victorian poets. Married to Elizabeth Barret Browning.
Not Waving, But Drowning, excerpt: Oh, no no no, it was too cold always / (Still the dead one lay moaning) / I was much too far out all my life / And not waving but drowning." — Stevie Smith (Collected Poems). Florence Margaret (Stevie) Smith portrait by Jorge (J.S.) Lewinski, 1966, National Portrait Gallery.
'If' by Rudyard Kipling read by Sir Michael Caine - Love the poem. Love Michael Caine. Love Hans Zimmer's song 'Rise'. Put them all together and it's pretty epic. This poem.... So wonderful, but this part: "If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew To serve your turn long after they are gone, And so hold on when there is nothing in you Except the Will which says to them: 'Hold on!'" Having been in that place, this part just punches me in the gut.