Category Archives: Poetry

A Dream within a Dream by Edgar Allan Poe

Dream within a Dream   Take this kiss upon the brow! And, in parting from you now, Thus much let me avow- You are not wrong, who deem That my days have been a dream; Yet if hope has flown … Continue reading

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Atavism by William Stafford

Atavism Sometimes in the open you look up where birds go by, or just nothing, and wait. A dim feeling comes you were like this once, there was air, and quiet; it was by a lake, or maybe a river … Continue reading

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Atom in the Universe by Richard Feynman

Atom in the Universe …I stand at the seashore, alone, and start to think. There are the rushing waves, mountains of molecules Each stupidly minding its own business Trillions apart, yet forming white surf in unison Ages on ages, before … Continue reading

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Fairy-tale Logic by A E Stallings

Fairy-tale Logic Fairy tales are full of impossible tasks: Gather the chin hairs of a man-eating goat, Or cross a sulphuric lake in a leaky boat, Select the prince from a row of identical masks, Tiptoe up to a dragon … Continue reading

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The Beast in the Space by WS Graham

The Beast in the Space Shut up. Shut up. There’s nobody here. If you think you hear somebody knocking On the other side of the words, pay No attention. It will be only The great creature that thumps its tail … Continue reading

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The Badger by John Clare

The Badger by John Clare When midnight comes a host of dogs and men Go out and track the badger to his den, And put a sack within the hole, and lie Till the old grunting badger passes bye. He … Continue reading

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‘Favourite Poems Of England’ – Book of the Week

‘Favourite Poems Of England’ by Jane McMorland Hunter Available from Surrey Libraries. (A small request charge may apply). Have you read it? Please leave a review on our catalogue. Surrey Libraries : Poetry Book of the Week

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