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Rose Poems: Waller, Blake, Bloomfield, Barrett Browning and Johnson Smith

A small, random basket of rose poems: a rose by another name.   Go, lovely rose!                                   Edmund Waller 1606-1687 Go, lovely rose ! … Continue reading

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Bloomfield and Thompson; extracts of each: Spring

The connections between these two excerpts, below: The Seasons: Spring (James Thomson)      and                                                                          The Farmer’s Boy: Spring (Robert Bloomfield) Both poets were admired by John Clare.  Clare said that once discovered, as a young man, he always liked to have … Continue reading

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