Tag Archives: Wordsworth

Lorna Goodison: Guinea Woman and Selected Poems

After reading ‘I am Becoming My Mother’, I take a look at Guinea Woman and For My Mother, a collection published in 2000. Guinea Woman & Selected Poems Lorna Goodison paperback       published 2000,    Carcanet Maybe it is … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, Poets (female only), Post-1945 | Tagged | Leave a comment

John Clare: This Happy Spirit, A Graph Review

A Graph Review:              70 to 85 points   It hits all the high notes for quality of production, selection of poems and linocuts John Clare       This Happy Spirit Poems of Clare selected and edited by R.K.R. Thornton and Carry Akroyd. … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, Poetry, Pre-1914 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Poems of John Clare’s Madness by Geoffrey Grigson

Poems of John Clare’s Madness Ed: Geoffrey Grigson published 1949  by Routledge and Keegan Paul Not so much a review as a few notes for me after reading it: I have finally managed to read and finish this book.  Read … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, Poetry, Pre-1914 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Wordsworth: Three Poems

There are too many known poems and half-recalled lines from Wordworth to surprise anyone easily.   A Sketch  maybe least known though W’s style and sentiment shines through.  Of the two ‘Lines’ poems, the first is no doubt highly regarded and … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Pre-1914 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Charlotte Mew: The Rambling Sailor, a Graph Review

The Rambling Sailor                                                A Graph Review 45 highpoints of 55 by  Charlotte Mew Published 1929, by ‘The Poetry … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, Post-1914 | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment