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John Keats - Ode on a Grecian Urn

John Keats wrote his poetry in the early 1800s. One of his most famous ode’s is “Ode on a Grecian Urn.” Please click on this link in order to read this five stanza poem. 174 more words


Half-ignorant, they turn’d an easy wheel

With her two brothers this fair lady dwelt,
Enriched from ancestral merchandize,
And for them many a weary hand did swelt
In torched mines and noisy factories… 106 more words


Big Pimpin, the Expurgated Version

Poetry has been around for millennia, but, of course, not all poetry is created equal.

There are, even today, serious sonneteers who can knock out 14 lines of iambic pentameter about the transience of springtime. 761 more words


Ode to our autumn meadow

Our autumn meadow isn’t much to look at from a distance: It is a tangle of grass and weeds, much of it brittle and wind fallen.   414 more words

The Perry Farm Chronicles

Redemption sparkles!–I am sad and lost

“Is no one near to help me? No fair dawn
Of life from charitable voice? No sweet saying
To set my dull and sadden’d spirit playing? 43 more words


The passion poesy, glories infinite

“Nor do we merely feel these essences
For one short hour; no, even as the trees
That whisper round a temple become soon
Dear as the temple’s self, so does the moon, 43 more words