Tag Archives: unknown

Shakespeare’s Kingdom by Alfred Noyes

When Shakespeare came to London He met no shouting throngs; He carried in his knapsack A scroll of quiet songs. No proud heraldic trumpet Acclaimed him on his way; Their court and camp have perished; The songs live on for … Continue reading

Posted in Noyes Alfred | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

We grow accustomed to the Dark by Emily Dickinson

We grow accustomed to the Dark – When Light is put away – As when the Neighbour holds the Lamp To witness her Good bye – A Moment – We uncertain step For newness of the night – Then fit … Continue reading

Posted in Dickinson Emily | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Music Box by Jorge Luis Borges

Music of Japan. Parsimoniously from the water clock the drops unfold in lazy honey or ethereal gold that over time reiterates a weave eternal, fragile, enigmatic, bright. I fear that every one will be the last. They are a yesterday … Continue reading

Posted in Borges Jorge Luis | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Ode on Solitude by Alexander Pope

Happy the man, whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground. Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire, Whose trees in summer … Continue reading

Posted in Pope Alexander | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment