Tag Archives: Tennyson

A Christmas Day poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson

Ring Out , Wild Bells                                      by Alfred Lord Tennyson Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky, The flying cloud, the frosty light; The year is dying in the night; Ring out, wild bells, and let him die. Ring out … Continue reading

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Algernon Charles Swinburne: Selections from Poetical Works

Selections from the Poetical Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne Pub. Chatto & Windus, 3rd edition, 1889 1837 -1909 Well, this is no review of the book, more brief comment on the poetry it contains, this particular book being 125 years … Continue reading

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Three Poems More: j.Johnson Smith

Fishing I know the last synes that will drift through my mind Like a kind and sighing breeze or a last ripple That remains from a sunken skimming-stone Cast with hope but gone with only a memory visible. I see … Continue reading

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j. Johnson Smith, Three poems

Voyeur of Memory I could name them, every one. No, that’s a lie. I can see them, each and every, And apologise For what was never done Under the sky Or danced in moving revelry And heated sighs. Old man. … Continue reading

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Reading Visual Poetry: A Graph Review

Reading Visual Poetry by Willard Bohn A Graph Review:  40 to highpoint 50 Farleigh Dickinson University Press   978 161147615 6        paper ed.  2013                  Some illustrations in text. Most poets of today will have dipped into the world of visual poetry … Continue reading

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Three poems of Tennyson (early poems)

Poems published in 1830.      ‘Juvenalia’ Alfred Lord Tennyson born 1809,   died 1892. The Brook I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make sudden sally And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley. By thirty hills … Continue reading

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