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US poet John Berryman's 77 Dream Songs introduce Henry, his alter ego       
Robert Lowell's For the Union Dead takes its title from the last poem, about modern disregard for a Civil War monument       
New Zealand poet Fleur Adcock publishes her first collection, The Eye of the Hurricane       
US author Randall Jarrell's poem The Lost World provides the title for his last published book       
Irish poet Seamus Heaney wins critical acclaim for Death of a Naturalist, his first volume containing more than a few poems       
US poet Anne Sexton publishes Live or Die, a collection containing a poem to her dead friend Sylvia Plath        
Three young Liverpool poets publish a shared anthology under the title The Mersey Sound        
Ezra Pound publishes his last collection of cantos, Drafts and Fragments of Cantos CX - CXVII       
Australian author David Malouf is first published as a poet, with his collection Bicycle and Other Poems       
Polish composer Andrzej Panufnik's Universal Prayer, a cantata setting poetry by Alexander Pope, has its premiere in New York