As so many 27ers are posting their favourite poems or even writing their own I thought I’d jump on the bandwagon and combine it with my Thursday Thirteen. It’s a jolly good way to celebrate National Poetry Day.
My Thursday Thirteen Poems
- Sonnet 130. My Mistress’ Eyes are Nothing Like the Sun. By William Shakespeare. Early 17th Century.
- Ozymandias. By Percy Bysshe Shelley, 1818
- mehitabel was once cleopatra. By Don Marquis, in “archy and mehitabel,” 1927
- The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. By Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1797
- The Walrus and the Carpenter. By Lewis Carroll 1872
- Solomon Grundy. By James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, 1842.
- Paradise Lost. John Milton. 1667.
- The Owl and the Pussycat. By Edward Lear. 1871
- The Tyger. By William Blake. 1794
- Dulce et decorum est. By Wilfred Owen. 1818
- Song. By Christina Rosetti. 1891
- The Divine Comedy. by Dante Alighieri. Early 14th Century Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1882)
- On the Pulse of Morning. Maya Angelou. 1993
I won’t curse you with my own weak verse.