Tag Archives: Poems

‘Interior’ by Hart Crane

‘Interior’ by Hart Crane “It sheds a shy solemnity, This lamp in our poor room. O grey and gold amenity, — Silence and gentle gloom! Wide from the world, a stolen hour We claim, and none may know How love … Continue reading

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‘Van Gogh’s Ear’ by Anna Banasiak

‘Van Gogh’s Ear’ by Anna Banasiak “The space is blurred I see men in the fur of red birds yellow clocks wearing hats are sitting at the table mirrors are laughing at me things are ticking in the echo of … Continue reading

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‘Errory’ by Tom Raworth

‘Errory’ by Tom Raworth “joined harmonising the best so it needn’t wait phrase: the question are you sure? hanging three feet off the ground silent, absolutely quiet headquarters – we travelled north clawing back small shelter hung with screaming on … Continue reading

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‘King Canute’ by William Makepeace Thackeray

‘King Canute’ by William Makepeace Thackeray “KING CANUTE was weary hearted; he had reigned for years a score, Battling, struggling, pushing, fighting, killing much and robbing more; And he thought upon his actions, walking by the wild sea-shore. ‘Twixt the … Continue reading

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‘Farewell To My Student’ by Stephen Spender

‘Farewell To My Student’ by Stephen Spender “For our farewell, we went down to the foot-path Circling the lake. You stood there, looking up at White egrets nesting in high branches And I, apart, stood silent, searching for Images to … Continue reading

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‘Aginst Th’ Law’ by Woody Guthrie

‘Aginst Th’ Law’ by Woody Guthrie “It´s aginst th´ law to walk, It´s aginst th´ law to talk It´s against th´ law to loaf, It´s aginst th´ law to work It´s aginst th´ law to read, It´s aginst th´ law … Continue reading

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‘Night’ by Wole Soyinka

‘Night’ by Wole Soyinka “Your hand is heavy, Night, upon my brow. I bear no heart mercuric like the clouds, to dare. Exacerbation from your subtle plough…” You can read the complete poem here. Wole Soyinka was born on this … Continue reading

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