Saturday, November 23, 2019
Spring Poems (Classic and Contemporary) Collection
Spring Poems (Classic and Contemporary) Collection Our anthology of poems celebrating spring begins with a selection of classics: Tu Fu,Ã¢â¬Å"A Spring ViewÃ¢â¬ (c. 750), translated by Witter Bynner Li Po,Ã¢â¬Å"Waking from Drunkenness on a Spring DayÃ¢â¬ (c. 750), translated by Arthur Waley William Shakespeare,Ã¢â¬Å"Spring,Ã¢â¬ song from LoveÃ¢â¬â¢s Labors Lost (1598) Thomas Nashe,Ã¢â¬Å"Spring, the Sweet Spring,Ã¢â¬ from SummerÃ¢â¬â¢s Last Will and Testament (1600) William Shakespeare,Sonnet 98 - Ã¢â¬Å"From you have I been absent in the springÃ¢â¬ (1609) John Webster,Ã¢â¬Å"Vanitas Vanitatum,Ã¢â¬ from The DevilÃ¢â¬â¢s Law Case (1623) Thomas Carew,Ã¢â¬Å"The SpringÃ¢â¬ (1640) Robert Herrick,Ã¢â¬Å"CorinnaÃ¢â¬â¢s Going a-MayingÃ¢â¬ (1648) Matsuo Basho,Ã¢â¬Å"Spring Rain,Ã¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Å"Spring AirÃ¢â¬ and Four Haiku (c. 1680) William Blake,Ã¢â¬Å"To SpringÃ¢â¬ (1783) Robert Burns,Ã¢â¬Å"Composed in SpringÃ¢â¬ (1786) William Wordsworth,Ã¢â¬Å"Lines Written in Early SpringÃ¢â¬ (1798) Kobayashi Issa,Ã¢â¬Å"Three Spring HaikuÃ¢â¬ (1804, 1818) Samuel Taylor Coleridge,Ã ¢â¬Å"Work Without HopeÃ¢â¬ (1825) Christina Rossetti,Ã¢â¬Å"Spring QuietÃ¢â¬ (1847) Walt Whitman,Ã¢â¬Å"These I, Singing in SpringÃ¢â¬ (1860) Emily Dickinson,Ã¢â¬Å"A Light exists in SpringÃ¢â¬ (#812) Emily Dickinson,Ã¢â¬Å"A little madness in the SpringÃ¢â¬ (#1333) A.E. Housman,Ã¢â¬Å"Loveliest of trees, the cherry nowÃ¢â¬ (1896) Robert Frost,Ã¢â¬Å"A Prayer in SpringÃ¢â¬ (1915) Robert Frost,Ã¢â¬Å"Two Tramps in Mud TimeÃ¢â¬ (1934) D.H.Ã Lawrence,Ã¢â¬Å"The Enkindled SpringÃ¢â¬ (1916) Amy Lowell,Ã¢â¬Å"Spring DayÃ¢â¬ (1916) Robert Louis Stevenson,Ã¢â¬Å"Spring CarolÃ¢â¬ (1918) Gerard Manley Hopkins,Ã¢â¬Å"SpringÃ¢â¬ (1918) John Clare,Ã¢â¬Å"Young LambsÃ¢â¬ (1920) Carl Sandburg,Ã¢â¬Å"Three Spring Notations on BipedsÃ¢â¬ (1920) e.e. cummings,Ã¢â¬Å"in Just-Ã¢â¬ (1920) William Carlos Williams,Ã¢â¬Å"MarchÃ¢â¬ (1921) Edna St. Vincent Millay,Ã¢â¬Å"SpringÃ¢â¬ (1921) A.E. Housman,Ã¢â¬Å"Spring MorningÃ¢â¬ (1922) To which weÃ¢â¬â¢ve added a selection of the new poems on spring themes weÃ¢â¬â¢ve received from contemporary poets around the world: Denis Dunn, Ã¢â¬Å" 6:13 march morningÃ¢â¬ Michael Graves, Ã¢â¬Å"Poem to Spring in a Time of Global WarmingÃ¢â¬ Dorothea Grossman, Ã¢â¬Å"SpringÃ¢â¬ Ruth Hill, Ã¢â¬Å"Light Advancing Through TreesÃ¢â¬ and Ã¢â¬Å"AweÃ¢â¬ Doug Holder, Ã¢â¬Å"Spring On School Street. Somerville, Mass.Ã¢â¬ Margaret James, Ã¢â¬Å"SundayÃ¢â¬ and Ã¢â¬Å"March 18Ã¢â¬ Wayne Jarus, Ã¢â¬Å"The Flower GardenÃ¢â¬ Guy Kettelhack, Ã¢â¬Å"Dithyramb for SpringtimeÃ¢â¬ Christine Klocek-Lim, Ã¢â¬Å"First CrocusÃ¢â¬ Steve Meador, Ã¢â¬Å"The Morning AfterÃ¢â¬ Justine Nicholas, Ã¢â¬Å"QuinquagesimaÃ¢â¬ and Ã¢â¬Å"MagnoliaÃ¢â¬ Jack Peachum, Ã¢â¬Å"Virginia in SpringÃ¢â¬ and Ã¢â¬Å"Epiphany in CarolinaÃ¢â¬ Don Rehling, Ã¢â¬Å"Mountains MeltingÃ¢â¬ Lisa Shields, Ã¢â¬Å"Calling CardÃ¢â¬ and Ã¢â¬Å"PinkedÃ¢â¬ Larissa Shmailo, Ã¢â¬Å"Spring VowÃ¢â¬ Ingrid Toth, Ã¢â¬Å"Spring 1946Ã¢â¬ Melissa Varnavas, Ã¢â¬Å"AshleyÃ¢â¬â¢s GardenÃ¢â¬ Bill Vartnaw, Ã¢â¬Å"Sprin gÃ¢â¬ Enjoy these poems of the season!