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Epitaph on a Tyrant

Perfection, of a kind, was what he was after,

And the poetry he invented was easy to understand;

He knew human folly like the back of his hand,

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Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress

performed by Anne Sophie Von Otter, Ian Bostridge, Deborah York, Bryn Terfel, et al., the London Symphony Orchestra, and Monteverdi Choir under Sir John Eliot Gardiner, or below in… 1,874 more words


From 'The Tempest'

 (Poem No.43 of my favourite short poems)

The master, the swabber, the boatswain, and I,

(  William Shakespeare:  From “The Tempest”)

The master, the swabber, the boatswain, and I, 270 more words


"In Memory of W. B. Yeats" illustrated #vizpoem

By now it is probably obvious that Yeats and Auden are two of my favorite poets; I assign them often and have published on both. A poem like “ 1,547 more words