from: BBC News Teenager Giovanni Rose won an international competition with his poem Welcome to Tottenham.
Philanthropist and author William Sieghart says he can find a poem to ease anyone’s troubles.
About a year ago I and a number of others were engaged in broadcasting literary programmes to India, and among other things we broadcast a good deal of verse by contemporary and near-contemporary English writers—for example, Eliot, Herbert Read, Auden, Spender, Dylan Thomas, Henry Treece, Alex Comfort, Robert Bridges, Edmund Blunden, D.H. Lawrence. Whenever it… Leggi tutto »
EText-No. 260 Title: An Introduction to the Study of Robert Browning’s Poetry Author: Browning, Robert, 1812-1889 Language: English Link: etext95/inbro10.txt EText-No. 260 Title: An Introduction to the Study of Robert Browning’s Poetry Author: Browning, Robert, 1812-1889 Language: English Link: etext95/inbro10.zip
What is more gentle than a wind in summer? What is more soothing than the pretty hummer That stays one moment in an open flower, And buzzes cheerily from bower to bower? What is more tranquil than a musk-rose blowing In a green island, far from all men’s knowing? More healthful than the leafiness of… Leggi tutto »