Deal Me In: The Eve of St Agnes by John Keats (1820)

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px ‘Helvetica Neue’; color: #dca10d} Manuscript of the poem (British Library) This is the first poem I have read for the Deal Me In challenge. I have read some of the short stories and I will write about them later, but I think I will do individual posts for all theContinue reading “Deal Me In: The Eve of St Agnes by John Keats (1820)”

A Poison Tree by William Blake

Illustration from Songs of Innocence & Experience I was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not; my wrath did grow. And I watered it in fears, Night and morning with my tears; And I sunned it with smiles. And with softContinue reading “A Poison Tree by William Blake”

The Lark Now Leaves His Watery Nest

Sir William Davenant, 1606-1668 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica; min-height: 14.0px} The lark now leaves his watery nest  And climbing, shakes his dewy wings; He takes this window for the east,  And to implore your light, he sings,  Awake, awake, the mornContinue reading “The Lark Now Leaves His Watery Nest”


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