May Poems Index

Title/From Begins Poet
Song on a May Morning Now the bright morning star, Day’s harbinger, John Milton
 L’Allegro  But come thou goddess fair and free, John Milton
 The Fairie Queene  Then came fair May, the fairest maid on ground  Edmund Spenser
 The Legend of Good Women  And as for me, though than I konne but lyte  Geoffrey Chaucer
Knight of the Burning Pestle  London, to thee I do present the merry month  Beaumont and Fletcher
 Great Things Sweet cyder is a great thing,  Thomas Hardy
 Seaside Golf How straight it flew, how long it flew,  John Betjeman
 The Old Vicarage Grantchester Just now the lilac is in bloom,  Rupert Brooke