Traces the history of poetry from its origins in early agricultural societies where it was spoken or chanted as a spell to promote good harvests through to the end of the twentieth century.
A history of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood of the mid-19th century and their presence in both the world of art and of poetry, as well as a discussion of the leading individuals of the movement.
The history of the interaction between poetry and the visual arts is both long and broad, stretching not only far back into history, but also to all parts of the globe we inhabit. In almost every culture, poetry has...
A brief examination of the anonymous 9th century Irish Gallic Poem, "The Old Woman of Beare".
The voice in Blake's poem about a garden he visited in his childhood days becomes louder when describing how much it [life] has changed. Is he talking about the garden, itself, or life in the church?
Nursery rhymes are an evergreen delight for our children. They date back many centuries. There is so much speculation on their origins and history. These range from the sublime to the ridiculous.
In Coleridge's poem "This Lime-tree Bower My Prison," the speaker experiences nature in a variety of ways: tactile, mnemonic, and imaginary. All of these are used as a gateway to a spiritual world.
The Romantic Movement came later to the United States. Basics about the time period as well as analysis of Poe's and Dickenson's poems.
The wonderful juxtaposition of art and Haiku is called Haiga. I love the union of images and poetry. The magic of a beautiful poem set against the backdrop of beautiful art is a double joy for those who appreciate such...
The American Revolution inspired and was inspired by songs and poetry. This article looks at a period song and a poem about a Founding Father.