Our Featured Poem this week comes from American poet Vachel Lindsay. The Flower of the Mending was originally published in his 1917 collection, The Chinese Nightingale, and Other Poems.
Our Featured Poem today comes from Gerard Manley Hopkins. Spring and Fall deals with the heavy themes of youth, mortality and loss in a delicate way.
Christina Rossetti goes against the Victorian expectations of meek and delicate femininity, to deliver a bold message to a hopeful suitor.
We are diving back into William Shakespeare’s sonnets for this week’s Featured Poem, a story of springtime beauty and separated companions. Continue reading “Featured Poem: Sonnet 98 by William Shakespeare”
In Alone, Poe reflects upon a life experienced as an emotional outsider. Continue reading “Featured Poem: Alone – Edgar Allen Poe”
We are celebrating the joy the onset of Spring brings in this week’s featured poem, In the Fields.
This week’s featured poem I started early – Took my Dog – describes an enchanting and evocative encounter with the Sea by reclusive poet, Emily Dickinson. Continue reading “Featured Poem: I started early – Took my Dog – Emily Dickinson”
This week’s featured poem, Time Is by Henry Van Dyke, contemplates the passage of time and our relationship to it. Continue reading “Featured Poem: Time Is by Henry Van Dyke”
Marking 200 years since her birth in West Yorkshire, we turn to one of Charlotte Brontë’s most universally enlightening poems.