Tag Archives: Spring

Loveliest of Trees by A. E. Housman

Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough, And stands about the woodland ride Wearing white for Eastertide. Now, of my threescore years and ten, Twenty will not come again, And take from seventy springs … Continue reading

Posted in Housman Alfred Edward | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Song to a Fair Young Lady Going out of Town in the Spring by John Dryden

Ask not the cause why sullen spring So long delays her flow’rs to bear; Why warbling birds forget to sing, And winter storms invert the year? Chloris is gone; and Fate provides To make it spring where she resides. Chloris … Continue reading

Posted in Dryden John | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost

Nature’s first green is gold Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay. … Continue reading

Posted in Frost Robert | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Ecchoing Green by William Blake

The sun does arise, And make happy the skies. The merry bells ring To welcome the Spring. The sky-lark and thrush, The birds of the bush, Sing louder around, To the bells’ cheerful sound. While our sports shall be seen … Continue reading

Posted in Blake William | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spring, the sweet spring by Thomas Nashe

Spring, the sweet spring, is the year’s pleasant king, Then blooms each thing, then maids dance in a ring, Cold doth not sting, the pretty birds do sing: Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo! The palm and may make country houses gay, … Continue reading

Posted in Nashe Thomas | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ode to the West Wind by Percy Bysshe Shelley

I O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn’s being,Thou, from whose unseen presence the leaves deadAre driven, like ghosts from an enchanter fleeing, Yellow, and black, and pale, and hectic red,Pestilence-stricken multitudes: O thou,Who chariotest to their dark wintry … Continue reading

Posted in Shelley Percy Bysshe | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Shadows of a Spring Night by Natsume Soseki

The shadows of a spring night blend and blur, But there amidst the blossoms I feel sure A woman stands. Natsume Soseki 1867-1916

Posted in Soseki Natsume | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment