Another short poem by Gelett Burgess in Goops and How to Be Them: A Manual of Manners for Polite Infants.
What a beautiful sentiment in this classic Romantic poem by William Wordswoth! Enjoy! And do share it with others who may just need a lift today.
The final segment of this lovely, sad, tender poem. I hope you've enjoyed it. If so, please share. And if you have a favorite poem or other piece in the public domain, let me know.
Continuing on with one of my favorite poems: The Ruined Cottage by William Wordsworth. There's still more to come!
This is one of my favorite poems of all time, so I thought I'd share it with you. William Wordsworth, the Romantic English poet, wrote this in 1797-98. He revised it several times before publishing it. The first time The Ruined Cottage was published as an independent poem was in 1949. I hope you enjoy this as much as I do, and that you'll tune [...]
"The Day is Done" is a beautiful expression of that feeling at the end of a long day - or a long life - of a weariness that longs for soothing. The poet yearns for a poem to be read to him – but not one of the majestic poems of the masters that remind one of endless work and struggle. No, read instead something simple [...]