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White in the moon the long road lies

White in the moon the long road lies,
The moon stands blank above;
White in the moon the long road lies
That leads me from my love. 82 more words

Poetry

A premature festival

(National Poetry Month, Day 13)

Did you know that the largest collection of cherry blossom trees in the United States is at Branch Brook Park in Newark, New Jersey? 151 more words

Poets and their visions 17 – A E Housman

Housman is arguably the saddest of English poets of the 19th century, for the most memorable of his poems are elegies. He writes both of individual deaths and of the very fact of death. 1,387 more words

Poetry

Loveliest of Trees

Loveliest of trees, the cherry now
Is hung with bloom along the bough,
And stands about the woodland ride
Wearing white for Eastertide.

Now, of my threescore years and ten, 50 more words

Popping Thoughts

Loveliest, Again

Loveliest of trees, the cherry now

Is hung with bloom along the bough,

And stands about the woodland ride

Wearing white for Eastertide.

Now, of my threescore years and ten, 56 more words

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY: A. E. HOUSMAN (1859)

A. E. Housman (1859)

Housman studied at Oxford but left without a degree because he failed his final examinations. While working as a Patent Office… 162 more words

beginning today . . . someone else's, quotes of the day . . .

# 1) A. E. Housman, English classical scholar and poet, from England.

“The house of delusions is cheap to build, but drafty to live in” 31 more words

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