All posts in the 'Poetry' category

Aug 05 2012

To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time

To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time” is a poem written by Robert Herrick in the 17th century. The poem is in the genre of carpe diem, Latin for seize the day.

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Nov 06 2011

Do not go gentle into that good night

Do not go getle into that good night” is a poem by Dylan Thomas Originally published in the journal Botteghe Oscure in 1951, it also appeared as part of the collection “In Country Sleep.” Written for his dying father, it is one of Thomas’s most popular and accessible poems.

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Oct 19 2011

Funeral Blues

Funeral Blues” or “Stop all the clocks” is a poem by W. H. Auden, first published in its final, familiar form in 1938, but based on an earlier version published in 1936.

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