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Poem of the week: The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred Tennyson - Not a protest, but in no way a celebration of a disastrous historical event, it remains a compelling dramatisation of battle Things Books, Historical Events, Homeschool History, Alfred Tennyson, Poetry Class, Favorite Poems, Popular Culture, Lights Brigad
Ballad by Philip Fried. Carol Rumens reconnoitres a work that refracts modern psychological warfare through ancient folk traditions
This is the one. THIS the poem that grabbed me when I was in 6th grade--a beautiful and perilous thing indeed, for I eventually majored in English! (p.s. Seriously, don't do that.)
Sappho: two previously unknown poems indubitably hers, says scholar. Two poems likely from the greatly misunderstood Sappho have been discovered.