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
The Owl and the Pussycat voted most popular childhood poem www.theguardian.com /books/2014/oct/02/owl-and-the-pussycat-edward-lear-voted-favourite-childrens-poem What are your favourite children’s poems? Share your nursery rhyme-free alternatives to the recent top 10 ranking of children’s poems www.theguardian.c...
Sappho: two previously unknown poems indubitably hers, says scholar. Two poems likely from the greatly misunderstood Sappho have been discovered.
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.)