Great Gift Ideas for Christmas 2010 No.5
The Oxford Library of English Poetry Guild 1990
There are many different famous poetry verse forms including verses, poems, limericks, rhymes, ballades, blank verses, elegy, idylls, lays, lyrics, odes and sonnets!
Here are some of my favourite poems;
Oh! what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive! from Marmion by Sir Walter Scott
A Red Red Rose a famous poem by Robert Burns ( O my Luve’s like a red, red rose )
Rime of the Ancient Mariner a poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge ( It is an ancient Mariner, And he stoppeth one of three )
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard by Thomas Gray ( The Curfew tolls the knell of parting day )
The Song of Hiawatha a great famous poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ( By the shore of Gitchie Gumee, By the shining Big-Sea-Water, )
Sonnet 18 by the Great, celebrated Bard, William Shakespeare ( Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate )
Ode To The West Wind a famous poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley ( O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn’s being )
The Lady of Shallot a famous poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson ( On either side the river lie long fields of barley and of rye )
Daffodils – I wandered lonely as a cloud a famous poem by William Wordsworth ( I wandered lonely as a cloud that floats on high o’er vales and hills )
Give someone a lasting Christmas present – A Book of Poetry!
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