Monday, April 30, 2007

30 days, 30 poems

In honor of National Poetry Month I decided that I would share 30 of my favorite poems with you. I cannot promise a poem every day--I wouldn't be able to suceed. So some days will have two or more poems, others none. There will still be 30 poems for the month. (Even if it means that I have to post ten on April 30, which it might. ;))

Index of Poems
Poem 1: "I never saw a moor" by Emily Dickinson
Poem 2: Remember by Christina Rossetti
Poem 3: Death be Not Proud by John Donne
Poem 4: Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas
Poem 5: God's Grandeur by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Poem 6: My True-love Hath my Heart by Sir Philip Sidney
Poem 7: The Lake Isle of Innisfree by W.B. Yeats
Poem 8: Swan and Shadow by John Hollander
Poem 9: Sailing to Byzantium by W.B. Yeats
Poem 10: The Windhover by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Poem 11: The Sea of Life by Abbess Thaisia
Poem 12: "In Western Lands" by J.R.R. Tolkien
Poem 13: "Fear no More" by William Shakespeare
Poem 14: The Old Knight by George Peele
Poem 15: Elegy for Jane by Theodore Roethke
Poem 16: She Walks in Beauty by George Gordon, Lord Byron
Poem 17: "'Hope' is the thing with feathers" by Emily Dickinson
Poem 18: A Birthday by Christina Rossetti
Poem 19: The World by Henry Vaughan
Poem 20: Fern Hill by Dylan Thomas
Poem 21: IX [Funeral Blues] by W.H. Auden
Poem 22: The Dead by Rupert Brooke
Poem 23: The Waking by Theodore Roethke
Poem 24: An Old Woman of the Roads by Padraic Colum
Poem 25: Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost
Poem 26: Under a Wiltshire Apple Tree by Anna de Bary
Poem 27: The World is Too Much with Us by William Wordsworth
Poem 28: The Poplar Field by William Cowper
Poem 29: Tarantella by Hilaire Belloc
Poem 30: Excerpt from The Marshes of Glynn by Sidney Lanier
This post will remain at the top of the blog for April.

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