Tag Archives: British Poetry

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: A WINTER POEM BY ALFRED AUSTIN

MY WINTER ROSE By Alfred Austin Why did you come when the trees were bare? Why did you come with the wintry air? When the faint note dies in the robin’s throat, And the gables drip and the white flakes … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: FALL POEMS

AFTER APPLE-PICKING By Robert Frost My long two-pointed ladder’s sticking through a tree Toward heaven still, And there’s a barrel that I didn’t fill Beside it, and there may be two or three Apples I didn’t pick upon some bough. … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS

MOONRISE By Gerard Manley Hopkins I awoke in the Midsummer not to call night, in the white and the walk of the morning: The moon, dwindled and thinned to the fringe of a finger-nail held to the candle, Or paring … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JEN CAMPBELL

Vaginaland By Jen Campbell “Vaginaland” was previously published in English Pen “Poems for Pussy Riot” and appears here today with permission from the poet. Jen Campbell is an award-winning poet and short story writer. She’s also the author of the … Continue reading

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Taking Shade with Buddha

Taking Shade with Buddha by Mark Murphy Of all the dense vegetation in this wild country I have come to take shade with Buddha (though he is equally at ease in sun or shadow) under the bent branches of the … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: POETRY GENIUS

Editor’s Note: Every once in a while on this series I like to give a shout out to an organization that is furthering poetry in America today, and so today I want to introduce you to the wonder that is … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JOANNA CHEN

I WILL ALWAYS GO BACK By Joanna Chen I will always go back to my brother’s voice, not yet fully broken, counting to ten, the leaves crackling underfoot, the snag of an oak branch on my old red coat as … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: D H LAWRENCE

A WHITE BLOSSOM by D H Lawrence A tiny moon as white and small as a single jasmine flower Leans all alone above my window, on night’s wintry bower, Liquid as lime-tree blossom, soft as brilliant water or rain She … Continue reading

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FRIDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: TOM RAWORTH

THE MOON UPOON THE WATERS by TOM RAWORTH   the green of days : the chimneys alone : the green of days and the women the whistle : the green of days and the women the whistle of me entering … Continue reading

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FRIDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: William Wordsworth

A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal by William Wordsworth A slumber did my spirit seal; I had no human fears: She seemed a thing that could not feel The touch of earthly years. No motion has she now, no force; … Continue reading

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