< Return to all Wordsworth poems Goody Blake and Harry Gill Oh! what’s the matter? what’s the matter? What is’t that ails young Harry Gill? That evermore his teeth they chatter, Chatter, chatter, chatter still! Of waistcoats Harry has no lack, Good duffle grey, and flannel fine; He has a blanket on his back, […]
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“We are Seven” by William Wordsworth
< Return to all Wordsworth poems We are Seven —A simple Child, That lightly draws its breath, And feels its life in every limb, What should it know of death? I met a little cottage Girl: She was eight years old, she said; Her hair was thick with many a curl That clustered round her […]
“A Night Piece” by William Wordsworth
< Return to all Wordsworth poems A Night Piece —The sky is overcast With a continuous cloud of texture close, Heavy and wan, all whitened by the Moon, Which through that veil is indistinctly seen, A dull, contracted circle, yielding light So feebly spread, that not a shadow falls, Chequering the ground—from rock, plant, tree, […]
“The Reverie of Poor Susan” by William Wordsworth
< Return to all Wordsworth poems The Reverie of Poor Susan At the corner of Wood Street, when daylight appears, Hangs a Thrush that sings loud, it has sung for three years: Poor Susan has passed by the spot, and has heard In the silence of morning the song of the Bird. ‘Tis a note […]
“Lines Written While Sailing in a Boat at Evening” by W. Wordsworth
< Return to all Wordsworth poems Lines Written While Sailing in a Boat at Evening How richly glows the water’s breast Before us, tinged with evening hues, While, facing thus the crimson west, The boat her silent course pursues! And see how dark the backward stream! A little moment past so smiling! And still, perhaps, […]
William Wordsworth Arts & Experience Library
William Wordsworth Poems A Night Piece Goody Blake and Harry Gill Lines Written While Sailing in a Boat at Evening The Reverie of Poor Susan We are Seven Other Resources Printable William Wordsworth Poet Enjoy this cut-n-color William Wordsworth!
By Heart: “Kindness” + Wordsworth Challenge
Join author Megan Willome as she learns Naomi Shihab Nye’s “Kindness” By Heart and throws in a few thoughts on “The Sound of Music.”
William Wordsworth: “The Prelude” and the Poetry of Revision
Some 24 manuscripts, dated from 1798 to 1839, exist for “The Prelude, ” the autobiographical poem by William Wordsworth; they show the poetry of revision.
William Wordsworth and the Language of the Common Man
Influenced by the American and French revolutions, William Wordsworth wrote poetry that used common language and spoke to feelings and imagination.
Take Your Poet to Work: William Wordsworth
Take Your Poet to Work Day is coming on the third Wednesday in July. For 2016, that’s July 20! We kick off the release of this year’s poet collection with English Romantic poet William Wordsworth.
An Updated Take on Keats’s Odes by Anahid Nersessian
“Keats’s Odes: A Lover’s Discourse” by Anahid Nersessian looks at the poet’s six great idea through a feminist/Marxist lens.
Poet Laura: Sideways on a Boat — on Snafus and Haiku
Tweetspeak’s Poet Laura, Dheepa R. Maturi, finds humor, solace and haiku in the wake of a sinking boat and tragedy avoided.
Poets and Poems: Andrea Potos and “Her Joy Becomes”
In “Her Joy Becomes,” poet Andrea Potos invites the reader into her mind and her heart to experience what her mother meant to her.
It’s Been a Good Year for Poetic Biographies and Anthologies
The year 2022 is shaping up as one of the best in recent memory for the publication of poetic biographies and anthologies.
“Addressed to the Same” by John Keats
< Return to All John Keats Addressed to the Same Great spirits now on earth are sojourning; He of the cloud, the cataract, the lake, Who on Helvellyn’s summit, wide awake, Catches his freshness from Archangel’s wing: He of the rose, the violet, the spring, The social smile, the chain for Freedom’s sake: And lo!—whose […]
Experiencing Nature and the Earth with “Earth Song” by Sara Barkat
The 93 poems of Earth Song, collected by Sara Barkat, focus on the earth as an immediate, real place—avoiding abstract, theoretical poetry.
Poetry Prompt: Earth Song Nature Poems—Celebrate!
Celebrate the Earth Song nature poems anthology by penning your own song to or from the earth. Whether mountains, floral majesties, or monarchs, the lyrics are yours to compose.
Earth Song: A Nature Poems Experience
Enter into the Poetry of Earth Song Earth Song was born from a pivotal moment of personal connection with nature, while the world seemed burning with pandemic fever and climate fire. This anthology of eco-poetry gathered by editor Sara Barkat is infused with vision and care. Holding the collection is like cradling a rare crystal […]
Poets and Poems: Donna Hilbert and “Threnody”
“Threnody” by poet Donna Hilbert reminds us that lament is inspired by grief, which is in turn inspired by deep love.
By Heart: ‘What Men Die For Lack Of’ + New Christina Rossetti Challenge
You’d be surprised by what men die for lack of. So, we’re going on a poem hunt to make things better. Plus, we’re learning an Abigail Carroll poem about poetry By Heart.