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On Fall Splendour

Splendour In The Grass

“What though the radiance which was once so bright
Be now for ever taken from my sight,
Though nothing can bring back the hour… 57 more words


Quote of the Day

Maya Angelou was a titan of 20th-century American letters. Probably best known to most as a poet and the author of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings… 90 more words

poet's corner: Edgar Albert Guest (English-born American poet 1881-1959)

Here’s to the men! Since Adam’s time

They’ve always been the same;

Whenever anything goes wrong,

The woman is to blame.

From early morn to late at night, 169 more words

poet's corner: Edgar Allen Poe (American writer,poet 1809-1849)

From childhood’s hour I have not been

As others were; I have not seen

As others saw; I could not bring

My passions from a common spring. 118 more words

After her funeral, the darkness of God

Thomas S. Eliot in Catalan (I) – Translated by Ari Fontrodona

Fifty days, today, after losing her I keep on finding portions of her favourite poems translated to Catalan in her notebooks and on loose sheets of paper inside the books, or in archives in her computer. 658 more words


10 Very Short American Poems Everyone Should Read

The best short poems by American poets

In the past, we’ve offered a crash course in Victorian poetry by choosing ten incredibly short poems by Victorian writers, as a sort of ‘taste test’ for the style and themes of Victorian verse. 955 more words


Emily Dickinson in Catalan (III)

I keep on posting my translations into Catalan of poems by this extraordinary American author, who spent most of her intense, even agitated life secluded at home. 294 more words