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weed's anthology of favourite poems

Akhnaton - Longer Hymn To The Aton
Matthew Arnold - Dover Beach
Wystan Hugh Auden - Funeral Blues
William Blake - The Garden Of Love
Elizabeth Barrett Browning - If Thou Must Love Me
George Gordon Byron, Lord - So, We'll Go No More A Roving
Lewis Carroll - Father William
Lewis Carroll - The Lobster Quadrille
John Cooper Clarke - (I Married A) Monster From Outer Space
Leonard Cohen - You Do Not Have To Love Me
John Donne - Song  (Go and catch a falling star)
Bob Dylan - The Chimes Of Freedom
Thomas Stearns Eliot - The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock
Allen Ginsberg - Howl
Robert Graves - Love Without Hope
Seamus Heaney - Digging
William Ernest Henley - Out Of The Night That Covers Me  (Invictus)
Robert Herrick - Counsel To Girls  (To Virgins, To Make Much of Time)
Alfred Edward Housman - A Shropshire Lad - II
Mary Howitt - The Spider And The Fly
Jenny Joseph - Warning
John Keats - To Mrs Reynolds's Cat
Charles Kingsley - Young And Old
Rudyard Kipling- The Vampire
Philip Larkin - Annus Mirabilis
Edward Lear - The Owl and The Pussy-Cat
Federica García Lorca - The Dawn (La Aurora)
Lucretius - A Cow Mourning For Her Calf
Martial - The Advantages Of Learning
Andrew Marvel - To His Coy Mistress
Edna St Vincent Millay - First Fig
John Milton - Sonnet: On his blindness
Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton - I Do Not Love Thee!
Wilfred Owen - Anthem for Doomed youth
Harold Pinter - After Lunch
Tom Rapp - Another Time
Kenneth Rexroth - For Eli Jacobson
Christina Georgina Rossetti - Remember
William Shakespeare - Sonnet 18
William Shakespeare - Sonnet 29
William Shakespeare - Sonnet 57
Percy Bysshe Shelley - Ozymandias Of Egypt
Stevie Smith - Not Waving But Drowning
Solomon - The Song Of Solomon
Alfred Tennyson, Lord - The Brook
Dylan Thomas - Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night
Charles Williams - After Ronsard
William Wordsworth - The Daffodils
William Butler Yeats - The Folly Of Being Comforted

[more poems to be added, as & when...]

favourite poems of others

Anna Akhmatova - We Don't Know How To Say Goodbye
Joseph Brodsky - May 24, 1980
Robert Lee Frost - Birches
Robert Lee Frost - The Road Not Taken
Robert Lee Frost - The Sound Of Trees
Gerard Manley Hopkins - No worst, there is none. Pitched past pitch of grief
Alfred Edward Housman - A Shropshire Lad - XL
Philip Larkin - The Mower
Amy Lowell - Patterns
William Meredith - The Illiterate
Naomi Shihab Nye - Kindness
Christina Georgina Rossetti - The Wind
Algernon Charles Swinburne - The Garden of Proserpine
Alexander Thom - Ancient Monuments
William Carlos Williams - The Red Wheelbarrow
William Butler Yeats - He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven

[many thanx to:  A V Rankin - ann klein - Arnold Ajello - Aurobind N Vellore - Dan and Ferg -
 Desi Milanova - holly - Maureen - rxc - Sacha Timmins - Spiros Doikas]

various other poems of interest

Christopher Logue - Know Thy Enemy


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