Poem of the Week

Check here or in your inbox every Wednesday for the Poem of the Week, usually a short poem, often one you might get by heart in a couple of minutes, with a brief discussion of the poet’s art as we find it in sound and sense, image and symbol, dramatic moment, dramatic irony, surprise and resolution. Learn to be at home in the art that is common to all mankind!

Ralph Waldo Emerson
6
5
John Donne
12
1
Gerard Manley Hopkins
10
Robert Browning (1642)
4
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
9
1
Robert Frost
10
10
Robert Frost
17
1
(A poem about leisure) William Wordsworth, 1798
19
3
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1840
34
11
William Wordsworth
24
4
William Shakespeare
22
15
Robert Browning (Dramatic Monologue)
4
Ralph Waldo Emerson
6
5
John Donne
12
1
Gerard Manley Hopkins
10
Robert Browning (1642)
4
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
9
1
Robert Frost
10
10
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