Solitude

Alexander Pope ( 1688-1744) was born in London and became severely ill at the age of twelve so that his health was ruined and his body was deformed. He educated himself and at the age of sixteen published his first poems, Pastorals. He wrote much poetry and prose, but is famous for his satires. ..…

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Free

Free Born free to be caught and fashioned and shaped and freed to wander within a caged dream of tears From  New Poems on the Underground Edited by Gerard Benson, Judith  Chernaik, Cicely Herbert. Merle Collins (born 1950 in Aruba) is a Grenadian poet and short story writer. Her first collection of poetry, Because the…

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The Vagabond —– નિરૂદ્દેશે

Give to me the life I love, Let the lave go by me, Give the jolly heaven above And the by-way nigh me. Bed in the bush with stars to see, Bread I dip in the river— There’s the life for a man like me, There’s the life for ever. Let the blow fall soon…

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To the foot from its child [ Al pie desde su niño ] –Pablo Neruda

The child’s foot is not yet aware it’s a foot, and would like to be a butterfly or an apple. But in time, stones and bits of glass, streets, ladders, and the paths in the rough earth go on teaching the foot that it cannot fly, cannot be a fruit bulging on the branch. Then,…

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