Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Great poetry explained: an index to my blogs



Arnold, Matthew

Dover Beach


Atkinson, Geraldine

The Spirit



Auden, W H

Lady, Weeping at the Crossroads



Belloc, Hilaire

Matilda Who Told Lies, and was Burned to Death


Blake, William

The Garden of Love


Chesterton, G K

Americanisation



Clare, John

Autumn Morning
Winter Evening


Cope, Wendy

Bloody Men



Davies, W H

Leisure


Day-Lewis, Cecil

Walking Away


De La Mare, Walter

The Children of Stare


Donne, John

The Good-Morrow



Duffy, Carol Ann


Elvis's Twin Sister
In Mrs Tilscher's Class
Little Red Cap
Mrs Midas
Small Female Skull
The Kray Sisters
War Photographer
We Remember Your Childhood Well
Words, Wide Night

Frost, Robert

The Draft Horse


Fulleylove, Lydia

Devastation Hill
Winter Walk



Gray, Thomas

Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College


Hardy, Thomas


A Christmas Ghost Story
A Church Romance
A Circular
A Thunderstorm in Town
Afterwards
An August Midnight
Channel Firing
Drummer Hodge
Geographical Knowledge
Hap
Her Dilemma
In Time of ‘The Breaking of Nations’
Lausanne: In Gibbon's Old Garden 11-12 pm
Men Who March Away
Near Lanivet, 1872
Night in the Old Home
Neutral Tones
Shelley's Skylark
The Bride-Night Fire
The Choirmaster's Burial
The Darkling Thrush
The Going
The Mock Wife
The Oxen
The Phantom Horsewoman
The Ruined Maid
The Shadow On the Stone
The Sick Battle-God
The Temporary The All
Voices From Things Growing In a Churchyard
Wessex Heights
Where The Picnic Was


Heaney, Seamus

Bogland


Higgins, Rita Ann

Some People



Hill, Selima

The World's Entire Wasp Population


Hood, Thomas

Faithless Sally Brown



Hopkins, Gerard Manley

Pied Beauty


Housman, A E

Hell Gate


Larkin, Philip


Aubade
Here
High Windows
Lines on a Young Lady's Photograph Album
MCMXIV
Sad Steps
The Explosion
Toads
Toads Revisited


Mahon, Derek

Courtyards in Delft


McGough, Roger


First Day At School
Goodbat Nightman
Waving At Trains



McGuckian, Medbh

The Butterfly Farm


Milligan, Spike

On the Ning Nang Nong


Ní Chuilleanáin, Eiléan

The Swineherd


Raine, Craig

A Martian Sends a Postcard Home


Raleigh, Sir Walter

Sir Walter Raleigh to his Son


Ransom, John Crowe

Bells for John Whiteside’s Daughter
Necrological



Rossetti, Christina

Promises Like Pie-Crust


Shelley, Percy Bysshe

Love's Philosophy


Simic, Charles

Two Dogs


Stickney, Trumbull

On Some Shells Found Inland


Tagore, Rabindranath

Gitanjali


Thomas, Dylan

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night



Vaughan, Henry

Peace


Wordsworth, William

Extempore Effusion Upon the Death of James Hogg


Wyatt, Sir Thomas

They Flee From Me


Yeats, W B

A Deep-Sworn Vow
After Long Silence
Among School Children
Leda and the Swan