The Garden of Love – William Blake

I went to the Garden of Love,
And saw what I never had seen:
A Chapel was built in the midst,
Where I used to play on the Continue reading The Garden of Love – William Blake

Extract from ‘The Prelude’ – William Wordsworth

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One summer evening (led by her) I found
A little boat tied to a willow tree
Within a rocky cove, its usual home.
Straight I unloosed her chain, and stepping in Continue reading Extract from ‘The Prelude’ – William Wordsworth

The Farmer’s Bride – Charlotte Mew

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Three summers since I chose a maid,
Too young maybe—but more’s to do
At harvest-time than bide and woo.
When us was wed she turned Continue reading The Farmer’s Bride – Charlotte Mew

Prometheus – Lord Byron

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Titan! to whose immortal eyes
The sufferings of mortality,
Seen in their sad reality,
Were not as things that gods despise; Continue reading Prometheus – Lord Byron

A Poison Tree – William Blake

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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. Continue reading A Poison Tree – William Blake

My Last Duchess – Robert Browning

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That’s my last Duchess painted on the wall,
Looking as if she were alive. I call
That piece a wonder, now; Fra Pandolf’s hands
Worked busily a day, and there she stands. Continue reading My Last Duchess – Robert Browning