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Clockwork Angel and Poetry: Part 3

For those of you who haven’t read the previous posts, I’m going through Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare and picking out all of the beautiful poems mentioned, for you to read at your leisure. 323 more words


Hendecasyllibies by Algernon Charles Swinburne

If I understand correctly, a hendecasyllable is a line of eleven syllables.  I’m not sure if the lines in Algernon Charles Swinburne’s “Hendecasyllabis” have eleven syllables or not, but I do know the poem touches on the idea a lot of autumn poems touch on, the idea that the season brings with it thoughts of mortality.   322 more words