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On May Morning by John Milton - Famous poet

 

 

John Milton was born on December 9, 1608, in London, as the second child of John and Sara (neé Jeffrey). The family lived on Bread Street in Cheapside, near St. 200 more words

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The little ships of Dunkirk, 1940

“The little boats of England
The little motor boats
The little penny steamers
From Lands End to John O’Groats
The Brighton Belle, the Margate Queen… 96 more words

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Herbert Read – ‘Ode: Written during the Battle of Dunkirk, May 1940′

“Sixteen years ago I built this house


By an oak on an acre of wild land…”

Herbert Read (1893-1968), anarchist poet, veteran of the 1st World War (he got a DSO and a MC), living in Norfolk during the Second World War, published a short collection of poems in 1944 under the title ‘A World Within a War’, the above lines taken from the title-poem. 117 more words

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HOME GUARD -WATCHING POST- YOUR FAVOURITE POEM

Written in June 1940, and later published in Word Over All (1943), this poem recalls Day-Lewis’s time serving in the Home Guard near his home on the Devon-Dorset border. 302 more words

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Spirit Level -YOUR FAVOURITE POEM

It’s all right-angles in the city over Newton’s lock.
Square foot, Square Mile. The joiner, mason, architect
have passed through, each one dangling a plumbline. 254 more words

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Charge Of The Light Brigade - Poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson-Famous Poet

HALF a league, half a league,
Half a league onward,
All in the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.
‘Forward, the Light Brigade!
Charge for the guns! 254 more words

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Memory of Cape Cod - YOUR FAVOURITE POEM

The wind in the ash-tree sounds like surf on the shore at Truro.
I will shut my eyes . . . hush, be still with your silly bleating, 98 more words

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