Classic poems about horses What are the best poems ever written about horses? Below are our ten suggestions, following previous posts in which we’ve picked some classic cat poems, dog poems, and poems about mice and other rodents. Sir Philip Sidney, Sonnet 41 from Astrophil and Stella. Written in the early 1580s, Astrophil and Stella […] [...]
A summary of a great Hardy poem ‘A Broken Appointment’ offers the delicious middle-ground of Thomas Hardy’s poetry, between the undeniably classic anthology pieces (‘The Darkling Thrush’, ‘The Ruined Maid’) and the numerous poems he wrote which are now not much read or analysed. ‘A Broken Appointment’ contains many of Hardy’s classic hallmarks: disappointment, thwarted […] [...]
A reading of Wordsworth’s classic daffodils poem Often known simply as ‘Daffodils’ or ‘The Daffodils’, William Wordsworth’s poem that begins ‘I wandered lonely as a cloud’ is, in many ways, the qui… Source: A Short Analysis of Wordsworth's 'I wandered lonely as a cloud'