1927 in poetry
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- 1 Events
- 2 Works published
- 3 Works published in other languages
- 4 Awards and honors
- 5 Births
- 6 Deaths
- 7 See also
- 8 Notes
- June 29 – T. S. Eliot enters the Church of England; in November he takes British citizenship.
- July 7 – James Joyce's collection Pomes Penyeach is published by Shakespeare and Company in Paris.
- August – T. S. Eliot's poem Journey of the Magi is published in Faber and Gwyer's Ariel poems series (London) illustrated by E. McKnight Kauffer.
- Alfred Bailey, 'Songs of the Saguenay and other poems.
- Wilson MacDonald, An Ode On The Diamond Jubilee Of Confederation. Toronto: W. MacDonald.
- E.J. Pratt, The Iron Door: An Ode, Toronto: Macmillan.
- Charles G.D. Roberts, The Vagrant of Time. (Toronto: Ryerson).
- Swami Ananda Acharya:
- Harindranath Chattopadhyaya, Collected Plays and Poems, 44 sonnets Madras: printed at Hogarth Press
- Joseph Furtado, A Goan Fiddler (Poetry in English)
- Peroze P. Meherjee, Poems in Prose (Poetry in English), London: Luzac and Co., posthumously published (died 1925)
- Gwendoline Goodwin, editor, An Anthology of Modern Indian Poetry, London: John Murray; anthology (Poetry in English), published in the United Kingdom
- James Joyce, Pomes Penyeach, published in Paris
- W.B. Yeats:
- October Blast, including "Among School Children", published in the United Kingdom
- Stories of Red Hanrahan and the Secret Rose, poetry and fiction
- G. K. Chesterton, Collected Poems
- Joe Corrie, The Image o' God and Other Poems, Scottish poet
- W. H. Davies, A Poet's Calendar
- T. S. Eliot
- Gwendoline Goodwin, editor, An Anthology of Modern Indian Poetry, London: John Murray; anthology; Indian poetry in English, published in the United Kingdom
- Robert Graves, Poems 1914–26
- Teresa Hooley, Songs of All Seasons
- Violet Jacob, The Northern Lights and other poems, Scottish poet
- A. A. Milne, Now We are Six
- William Plomer, Notes for Poems
- Edith Sitwell, Rustic Elegies
- Osbert Sitwell, England Reclaimed
- Iris Tree, The Traveller and other Poems
- Humbert Wolfe
- Cursory Rhymes
- W.B. Yeats
- Sherwood Anderson, A New Testament
- Countee Cullen, Copper Sun
- Donald Davidson, The Tall Men
- Langston Hughes, Fine Clothes to the Jew
- Robinson Jeffers, The Women at Point Sur
- James Weldon Johnson:
- God's Trombones
- God's Promises
- Amy Lowell, Ballads for Sale
- John Livingston Lowes, The Road to Xanadu, a book on the composition of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "Kubla Khan" (scholarship)
- Don Marquis, archy and mehitabel, presented fictionally as a collection of vers libre poems typed by a former-poet-turned-cockroach who jumps on the keys of a typewriter
- Charles Reznikoff, Five Groups of Verse self-published in 375 copies and containing material from his earlier "Uriel Accosta: A Play" and A Fourth Group of Verse (1921)
Other in English
Works published in other languages
- Guillaume Apollinaire, pen name of Wilhelm Apollinaris de Kostrowitzky, Julie; ou, La Rose, posthumously published (died 1918)
- Jean Cocteau, Opéra, Oeuvres poétiques
- Robert Desnos, La liberté ou l'amour! ("Liberty or Love!")
- Henri Michaux,Qui je fus("Who I Was"), Paris: N.R.D.
- Charles Vildrac, Prolongements, France
Including all of the British colonies that later became India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Listed alphabetically by first name, regardless of surname:
- Jibanananda Das, Jhara Palak, the author's first book of poems; Bengali
- Mohitlal Majumdar, Bismarani, Bengali
- Yatindranath Sengupta, Marusikha, Bengali 
Other Indian languages
- Bhai Vir Singh, Bijalian De Har, short poems, mostly lyrical and didactic, Punjabi
- Muhammad Iqbal, Zabur-i-Ajam ("Persian Psalms") including the poems "Gulshan-i Raz-i Jadid" ("New Garden of Secrets") and "Bandagi Nama" ("Book of Slavery"), India
- Yaganab Changezi and Mirza Yas (writing under the pen name "Husain"), Ayat-i Vijdani, Urdu
- Keshavlal Dhruv, ed., Pandarma Shatakna Prachin Gurjar Kavyo, compilation of 15th-century Gujarati poems
- Ratnahas, Harishchandrakhyan, translated by Keshavlal Dhruv
- Rafael Alberti, El alba del alheli (1925–1926) ("The Dawn of the Wallflower")
- Luis Cernuda, Perfil del aire ("Profile of Air", which later appeared as Primeras poesías ["First Poems"] in the author's complete works, La realidad y el deseo ["Reality and Desire"])
- Federico García Lorca, Canciones ("Songs")
- Miguel de Unamuno, Romancero del destierro ("Ballads of Exile")
Awards and honors
Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
- January 8 – Charles Tomlinson, British poet, translator, academic, and artist
- February 1 – Galway Kinnell (died 2014), American poet
- April 8
- June 7 – Martin Carter (died 1997), Guyanese poet
- June 20 – Simin Behbahani (died 2014), Persian poet
- June 26 – Robert Kroetsch (died 2011), Canadian poet and novelist
- July 9 – David Diop (died 1960), French Senegalese poet
- July 22 – John Tripp (died 1986), Anglo-Welsh poet in whose memory the annual John Tripp Spoken Poetry Award is presented
- July 28 – John Ashbery, American poet, former chancellor of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
- August 7 – Larry Eigner (died 1996), American poet, early in his career associated with the Black Mountain poets; later recognized as precursor to other poetic movements, e.g., Language poetry
- August 15 – Patrick Galvin (died 2011), Irish poet and dramatist
- September 7 – Molly Holden (died 1981), English poet
- September 30 – W. S. Merwin, American poet and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
- October 16 – Günter Grass, German author and poet
- October 19 – Edwin Brock (died 1997), English poet
- October 20 – Oskar Pastior (died 2006), Romanian-born German poet and translator
- November 20 – Kikuo Takano (died 2006), Japanese poet and mathematician
- December 3 – James Wright, (died 1980), American poet
Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
- April 6 – Florence Earle Coates (born 1850), American poet, dies in Hahnemann Hospital, Philadelphia
- June 9 – Adolfo León Gómez (born 1857), Colombian poet
- July 5 – Lesbia Harford (born 1892), Australian poet
- July 7 – Charles Mair (born 1838), Canadian poet
- September 14 – Hugo Ball (born 1886), German Dada author and poet
- October 8 – Ricardo Güiraldes (born 1886), Argentine-born novelist and poet
- October 26 – Yagi Jūkichi, 八木重吉 (born 1898), Japanese poet (surname: Yagi)
- List of poetry awards
- List of years in poetry
- New Objectivity in German literature and art
- Generation of '27 in Spanish poetry
- "Biographical Sketch," Dr. Alfred Goldsworthy Bailey fonds, Lib.UNB.ca, Web, May 5, 2011.
- Search results: Wilson MacDonald, Open Library, Web, May 10, 2011.
- "Bibliography," Selected Poems of E. J. Pratt, Peter Buitenhuis ed., Toronto: Macmillan, 1968, 207-208.
- Web page titled "South Asian literature in English, Pre-independence era", compiled by Irene Joshi, at "University of Washington Libraries" website, "Last updated May 8, 1998", retrieved July 30, 2009. Archived 2009-08-02.
- Vinayak Krishna Gokak, The Golden Treasury Of Indo-Anglian Poetry (1828-1965), p 314, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi (1970, first edition; 2006 reprint), ISBN 81-260-1196-3, retrieved August 6, 2010
- Das, Sisir Kumar, "A Chronology of Literary Events / 1911–1956", in Das, Sisir Kumar and various, History of Indian Literature: 1911-1956: struggle for freedom: triumph and tragedy, Volume 2, 1995, published by Sahitya Akademi, ISBN 978-81-7201-798-9, retrieved via Google Books on December 23, 2008
- Vinayak Krishna Gokak, The Golden Treasury Of Indo-Anglian Poetry (1828-1965), p 316, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi (1970, first edition; 2006 reprint), ISBN 81-260-1196-3, retrieved August 6, 2010
- Vinayak Krishna Gokak, The Golden Treasury Of Indo-Anglian Poetry (1828-1965), p 313, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi (1970, first edition; 2006 reprint), ISBN 81-260-1196-3, retrieved August 6, 2010
- Joshi, Irene, compiler, "Poetry Anthologies", "Poetry Anthologies" section, "University Libraries, University of Washington" website, "Last updated May 8, 1998", retrieved June 16, 2009. Archived 2009-06-19.
- Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6.
- Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press
- Fleming, Robert, The African American Writer's Handbook: How to Get in Print and Stay in Print, "African American Book Timeline", p 167 and following pages, Random House, 2000, ISBN 978-0-345-42327-6, retrieved via Google Books, February 7, 2009
- Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, editors, The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, W. W. Norton & Company, 1973, ISBN 0-393-09357-3
- Web page titled "Guillaume Apollinaire (1880 - 1918)" at the Poetry Foundation website, retrieved August 9, 2009. Archived 2009-09-03.
- Brée, Germaine, Twentieth-Century French Literature, translated by Louise Guiney, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1983
- Michaux, Henri, edited by David Ball, Henri Michaux: Anthology 1927-1984 Selected, Translated and Presented by David Ball, Introduction by David Ball, p xxii, Footnote 4, University of California Press, 1997, retrieved via Google Books, August 10, 2009
- Web page titled "5 METROS DE POEMAS / 5 METERS OF POEMS BY CARLOS OQUENDO DE AMAT" Bomblog website, retrieved May 11, 2013
- Debicki, Andrew P., Spanish Poetry of the Twentieth Century: Modernity and Beyond, University Press of Kentucky, 1995, ISBN 978-0-8131-0835-3, retrieved via Google Books, November 21, 2009