April Poems Index

Title/From Begins Poet Calendar of Nature – April Next came fresh April, full of lustyhed, Edmund Spenser  April  April, April, Laugh thy girlish laughter William Watson  Canterbury Tales  Whan that April with his shoures soote Geoffrey Chaucer  Tewkesbury Road It’s good to be out on the road, John Masefield  Sea Fever  I must go down […]

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April 3 Chaucer

These also feature in the prologue to Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, April being chosen for the imaginary pilgrimage, as a month of stirring activity alive with a general spirit of enterprise and adventure. GEOFFREY CHAUCER Whan that Aprill with his shoures soote The droghte of March hath perced to the roote, And bathed every veyne in […]

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January Poems Index

Title/From Begins Poet “Love’s Labours Lost” When icicles hang by the wall, William Shakespeare “Faerie Queen” Then came old January Edmund Spenser Poetical sketches “O Winter bar thine adamantine doors William Blake Snow The room was suddenly rich Louis MacNeice London Snow When men were all asleep the snow came flying Robert Bridges Snow in […]

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