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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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Nine Gates: Entering The Mind Of Poets

Recommended Reading For Poets –  5 stars Title: Nine Gates: Entering The Mind Of Poets Author: Jane Hirshfield Paperback: 228 pages Publisher: Harper Perennial (August 26, 1998) ISBN-10: 0060929480 ISBN-13: 978-0060929480  

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The Locket By John Montague

Sing a last song for the lady who has gone, fertile source of guilt and pain. The worst birth in the annals of Brooklyn, that was my cue to come on, my first claim to fame. Naturally, she longed for … Continue reading

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Father By Anon

Father Your life was love and labour Your love for your family true; You did your best for all of us. We will always remember you. You can only have one father Patient, kind and true; No other friend in … Continue reading

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