William Blake: The Tyger
Mark West of AnimaCrackers created this beautiful animated interpretation of the William Blake poem, read by Kristin Hughes. Bach's Cello Suite No. 5 in C mi...
Lift Up Your Hearts!
Lift up your hearts! is an English hymn written in 1881 by H. Montagu Butler. The words echo the English translation of the Sursum corda, a part of the communion liturgy in Christian churches.
In ...
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The Angel in the House
The Angel in the House is a narrative poem by Coventry Patmore, first published in 1854 and expanded until 1862. Although largely ignored upon publication, it became enormously popular during the late...
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Briggflatts
Briggflatts is a long poem by Basil Bunting published in 1965. The work is subtitled "An Autobiography." The title "Briggflatts" comes from the name of a meeting house (sometimes spelled "Brigflatts",...
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love, known for its first line "Come live with me and be my love", is a poem written by the English poet Christopher Marlowe and published in 1599 (six years after the p...
Abbottabad (poem)
"Abbottabad" is a poem by Major James Abbott who wrote the work about his experience of living in the area before leaving it. He was impressed by beauty of the area. The Pakistani city Abbottabad, whi...
Astrophel and Stella
Probably composed in the 1580s, Philip Sidney's Astrophil and Stella is an English sonnet sequence containing 108 sonnets and 11 songs. The name derives from the two Greek words, 'aster' (star) and 'p...
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List of long poems in English
This is a list of long poems in English. This list includes poems that are generally identified as part of the long poem genre, being considerable in length, and with that length enhancing the poems'...
The Falling Leaves
The Falling Leaves is a poem written by Margaret Postgate-Cole (1893–1980) in November 1915 about World War I. Cole was an English atheist, feminist, pacifist, and socialist; her pacifist views influe...
Lucile (poem)
Lucile was a verse novel written by Robert Bulwer-Lytton writing under the pen name Owen Meredith, and published in 1860. The poem is a narrative told in an anapaest meter. It was Meredith's most popu...
Erra-Pater
Erra-Pater (or Erra Pater) is the assumed name of the author of an astrological almanac first published in 1535, and referred to by Samuel Butler in Hudibras (I.i), and by William Congreve in Love for...
The Bell Buoy
"The Bell Buoy" is a poem by Rudyard Kipling. It was first published with illustrations in Saturday Review, Christmas Supplement 1896 and then published in McClure's Magazine in February 1897 as "The...
Cramped in that Funnelled Hole
"Cramped in that Funnelled Hole" is a poem by Wilfred Owen. It deals with the atrocities of World War I.
Tales from Ovid
Tales from Ovid is a poetical work written by the English poet Ted Hughes (17 August 1930 – 28 October 1998). Published in 1997 by Faber and Faber, it is a retelling of twenty-four tales from Ovid's M...
The Owl and the Pussycat
"The Owl and the Pussycat" is a nonsense poem by Edward Lear, first published during 1871 as part of his book Nonsense Songs, Stories, Botany, and Alphabets.Lear wrote the poem for a three-year-old gi...
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