We begin the week with Walt Whitman and his poem Out of the Rolling Ocean the Crowd.
A last taste of Easter with this week’s Featured Poem from George Herbert.
This week’s featured poem, Saw Ye Bonie Lesley comes from Robert Burns:
This week we feature a well known author, Herman Melville, who after the success of Moby Dick, turned to war poetry, Shiloh, A Requiem.
This week’s Featured Poem, On the Departure of the Nightingale, was written by Charlotte Turner Smith while she and her family were in a debtors prison.
This week’s Featured Poem comes from our old Reader favourite, Thomas Hardy, as we turn our thoughts to the green shoots of Transformations.
This week’s Featured Poem returns to the theme of love and fate with Christopher Marlowe’s Who Ever Loved That Loved Not at First Sight?
This week’s poem is simply called Song and comes from poet Rupert Brooke, renowned for his war sonnets.
We could hardly have anything other than a love poem this week now could we? Our Featured Poem is Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s How do I Love Thee.
This week’s Featured Poem comes from Percy Bysshe Shelley. Lift Not the Painted Veil is a popular poem in Shared Reading and here a member of our London team shares her reflections.