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Easter Week By Charles Kingsley

See the land, her Easter keeping, Rises as her Maker rose. Seeds, so long in darkness sleeping, Burst at last from winter snows. Earth with heaven above rejoices; Fields and gardens hail the spring; Shaughs and woodlands ring with voices, … Continue reading

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Lent By George Herbert

Welcome deare feast of Lent: who loves not thee, He loves not Temperance, or Authoritie, But is compos’d of passion. The Scriptures bid us fast; the Church sayes, now: Give to thy Mother, what thou wouldst allow To ev’ry Corporation. … Continue reading

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For Mum – Happy Mother’s Day

The Song of the Old Mother By W.B Yeats I RISE in the dawn, and I kneel and blow Till the seed of the fire flicker and glow. And then I must scrub, and bake, and sweep, Till stars are … Continue reading

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Mother, Summer, I By Philip Larkin

For Mothers Everywhere Mother’s Day 26th March 2017, ROI  (This Sunday) Mother, Summer, I By Philip Larkin My mother, who hates thunder storms, Holds up each summer day and shakes It out suspiciously, lest swarms Of grape-dark clouds are lurking … Continue reading

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The Passionate Shepherd to His Love By

Come live with me and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove, That Valleys, groves, hills, and fields, Woods, or steepy mountain yields.  2 And we will sit upon the Rocks, Seeing the Shepherds feed their flocks, … Continue reading

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Great Book On The Romantic Poets – The Anxiety Of Influence

Title: The Anxiety Of Influence: A Theory of Poetry  (5 stars from me) Author: Harold Bloom Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1997 (2nd Edition) ISBN (10) : 0195112210 ISBN (13) : 978-0195112214    

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Great Book On Poetry

Title: Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform The World Author: Jane Hirshfield ISBN 10: 0385351054 ISBN 13: 978-0385351058 Publisher:Knopf (2015) A must read for poetry loves ❤

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