Join our hands across this land, and put our troubles away...
James Wright's "A Blessing" paints a portrait of the human heart warmed and inspired by an encounter with nature-two Indian ponies in a pasture.
'The Dungeon' by Samuel Taylor Coleridge analysis In 1798, the poets and friends, William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, published their 'Lyrical Ballads with a Few Other Poems’. It was experimental and...
How relevant are the English Romantic poets in today's world? They help us keep a sense of proportion and rootedness. They help us see the wonder of nature with clearer eyes
Bidding the "proud world" adieu, the speaker in Emerson's poem uses his announcement to criticize certain aspects of worldliness that he has come to disdain.
The bastard from the bush is a very dirty poem by the famous Australian poet Banjo Paterson, who is on our Australian $10 note. I want to tell you a clean story first about one of the characters I knew when I grew up...
If Mona Lisa only had a bicycle!
The poet's baby son gets a wild-eyed stare that can look “through the ceiling of the room, and beyond,” leading the father to suspect that he might have a budding poet to contend with.
The epitaph,“Benjamin Fraser” from Masters’ Spoon River Anthology, allows the serial rapist/murderer to dramatize his unsavory character.
Your favorite popular music probably contains lyrical poetry.
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