Abse, Dannie
Public Library
Song of a Hebrew

Box of Light

Akhmatova, Anna
From “Requiem”

Aldrich, Henry
A Catch

Amis, Kingsley
A Note on Wyatt
Something Nasty in the Bookshop

Ammons, A R

Amoore, Susannah
At the End of April
Dawn in West Hampstead
Late Afternoon in Autumn
An Upstairs Kitchen

Anderson, Ian
Life’s a Long Song

Angelou, Maya
Come. And be my baby.
Late October
Phenomenal Woman
Still I Rise
This Winter Day
To a Man
We Saw Beyond Our Seeming

Adam lay ibounden
Age, not to be rejected
As Dewe in Aprille
From “Beowulf”
Came Ye o’er frae France
Care away away away
The Corpus Christi Carol
The Cuckoo
For want of a nail
Grendel Strikes
The Hart loves the high wood
High Germany
From “Hughie the Graeme”
I once loved a lass
Little Britain
The Lyke-Wake Dirge
My Love in her attire doth shew her wit
On Francis Drake
Oranges and Lemons
Psalm 23
Psalm 146
The Queen of Hearts
A religious Use of taking Tobacco
Season Song
She Moved Through the Fair
The Silver Swan
From “Sir Gawayn and þe Grene Knyȝt”
From “Sir Patrick Spens”
The Snow it Melts the Soonest
Somer is i-comen in
From “The Song of Solomon”
From “The Song of Solomon”
This World’s Joy
From “Thomas the Rhymer”
The Twa Corbies
The Unquiet Grave
Wade in the Water
Westron Wynde
Who Killed Cock Robin?

Armitage, Simon

I Kicked a Mushroom
Poor Old Soul

Arnold, George

Arnold, Matthew
Dover Beach
The Last Word
A Nameless Epitaph
The Progress of Poesy

Atwood, Margaret
From “Dearly”

Auden, WH
Autumn Song
Carry her over the water
Domesday Song
Funeral Blues
If I Could Tell You
In Memory of W. B. Yeats
Musée des Beaux Arts
O What Is That Sound?
Roman Wall Blues
From “The Sea and the Mirror”


Bacon, Sir Francis
The world’s a bubble

Baldwin, James

Ball, John
When Adam Delved

Barnard, Mary
Fragment (Sappho)
Tonight I’ve watched (Sappho)

Barnes, William
My orcha’d In Linden Lea

Barrett-Browning, Elizabeth
Sonnet (When our two souls stand up)

Baxter, James K
Evidence at the Witch Trials

Beer, Patricia
The Conjuror
Frost on the Shortest Day
The Letter
One Man One Vote
The Postilion has been Struck by Lightning

Beresford, Anne
Advice from a Friend
For a Friend Abroad
March 10th
A Quarrel
Still Learning
What do you do all Day while I’m at School?

Berryman, John
Certainty Before Lunch

Betjeman, John
Aldershot Crematorium
Business Girls
Monody on the Death of a Platonist Bank Clerk
From “A Subaltern’s Love-song”
Woman Driver

Binyon, Laurence
From “The Burning of the Leaves”

Blake, William
Ah! Sun-Flower
From “Auguries of Innocence”
The Clod and the Pebble
The Garden of Love
Infant Joy
Infant Sorrow
Introduction to Songs of Innocence and of Experience
From “The Marriage of Heaven and Hell”
Nurse’s Song
A Poison Tree
Preface to Milton
The Sick Rose
The Tyger

Blunden, Edmund
The Shadow

Bowie, David
Memory of a Free Festival

Brecht, Bertolt
Pirate Jenny

Breeze, Jean ‘Binta’

Brontë, Emily
The night is darkening round me
The Old Stoic
There was a time

Brooke, Rupert
The One before the Last
Song (The way of love was thus)

Brooks, Gwendolyn
The Bean Eaters
The Crazy Woman
kitchenette building
the sonnet-ballad
Spaulding and François
the vacant lot
We Real Cool

Brown, George Mackay

Browning, Robert
From “Andrea del Sarto”
From “Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came”

Bruce, Jack

Brutus, Dennis
I am the tree
I must conjure from my past
Train Journey

Bunyan, John
From “The Author’s Apology”
The Pilgrim Song

Burns, Robert
Such a Parcel of Rogues in a Nation

Byron, Lord
She walks in beauty
You drink all night


Campbell, Roy
Washing Day

Carroll, Lewis
From “The Hunting of the Snark”
You are old, Father William

Lesbia from Catullus – Jul. 18th 1736
Odorous: To Rufus

Causley, Charles
Eden Rock
I am the song

Cavafy, CP
Come Back
An Old Man
One Night

Chapman, George
From “The Odyssey”

Chaucer, Geoffrey
Chaucers Wordes unto Adam, His Owne Scriveyn
The Complaint of Chaucer to his Purse
Here bygynneth the Book of the Tales of Caunterbury
Lak of Stedfastnesse
Madame, for your newefangelnesse
From “Troilus and Criseyde”

Chesterton, GK
A Ballade of Suicide
The Fat Lady Answers

Chingonyi, Kayo
Family Portrait
For those orphaned late in life
interior w/ ceiling fan

Clare, John
I Am

Clarke, Austin
Penal Law

Clough, Arthur Hugh
The Latest Decalogue
Say not, the struggle nought availeth

Cohen, Leonard
Antique Song
Everybody Knows
Go Little Book
Moving On

Coleridge, Hartley
Long Time a Child

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
On Donne’s Poetry
From “Fears in Solitude”
From “Frost at Midnight”
From “Kubla Khan”
From “The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere”

Collins, Billy
Introduction to Poetry
Sonnet (All we need is fourteen lines)

Conquest, Robert

Corbet, Richard
Farewell Rewards and Faeries

Cornford, Frances
To a Fat Lady seen from the Train

Cowley, Abraham
The Danger of Procrastination

Crane, Stephen
In the desert

Crosland, TWH
The Man in the Street

cummings, e.e.
in Just-
in spite of everything
love is more thicker than forget
mr youse needn’t be so spry
since feeling is first

Curnow, Allen
Wild Iron


Davies, Idris
Gwalia Deserta XV

Davies, John of Hereford
If there were, oh! an Hellespont of cream

Davies, WH

Davys, Mary
From “The Modern Poet”

Day Lewis, Cecil
Come live with me and be my Love

Defoe, Daniel
Reformation of Manners

Denham, Sir John
Sarpedon’s Speech to Glaucus

Denny, Sandy
Who Knows Where the Time Goes?

de la Mare, Walter
All That’s Past
The Listeners

de Vere, Edward, Earl of Oxford
Weare I a Kinge

Dibdin, Charles
A Popular Functionary

Dickinson, Emily
Good Morning Midnight
I’m Nobody! Who are you?

Donne, John
The Apparition
At the round earth’s imagin’d corners, blow
Breake of Day
Death be not proud
The Flea
The Funerall
The Good-Morrow
A Hymne to God the Father
A Nocturnall upon S. Lucies Day
Song (Sweetest love, I do not goe)
Sonnet (Thou hast made me, And shall thy worke decay?)
The Sunne Rising
The triple Foole
Twicknam Garden
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
Womans Constancy

Drake, Nick

Saturday Morning (at the Cable Café)
Self-Portrait as a Moose
Through the Red Light

Drayton, Michael
Since There’s No Help

Drinkwater, John

Moonlit Apples

Dryden, John
Written in 1700

Duffy, Carol Ann
Clerk of Hearts
December 23rd
Swearing In

Dunn, Douglas
Glasgow Schoolboys, Running Backwards
Old Things
Portrait Photograph, 1915
A Removal from Terry Street

Durrell, Lawrence
On Ithaca Standing

Dyer, Sir Edward
The lowest Trees have tops

Dylan, Bob
All Along the Watchtower
The times they are a-changin’

Dyment, Clifford


Eliot, TS
Aunt Helen
From “Gerontion”
From “The Hollow Men”
Journey of the Magi
From “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”
Morning at the Window
From “The Naming of Cats”
Prelude (The winter evening settles down)
Prelude (His soul stretched tight across the skies)
From “The Waste Land” (April is the cruellest month)
From “The Waste Land” (Phlebas the Phoenician)
From “The Waste Land” (Unreal city)
From “The Waste Land” (When lovely woman)

Elizabeth I
Importune me no more

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Enright, DJ
Hands Off, Foreign Devil
Poet Wondering What He Is Up To
The Pictures
The Professor Reminisces
Three Girls
Whatever Sex Was

Ewart, Gavin


Farish, Helen
The dog itself

Feinstein, Elaine
A Visit

Fenton, James
Blood and Lead

Flecker, James Elroy
Tenebris Interlucentem

Frame, Janet
The Dead

Frost, Robert
Acquainted with the Night
Fire and Ice
Now Close the Windows
A Patch of Old Snow
The Road Not Taken
The Sound of the Trees
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

Fuller, John
White Queen

Fuller, Roy
From the Joke Shop


Gaiman, Neil
What You Need to be Warm

Gay, John
From “The Beggar’s Opera”

Gibson, Wilfrid

Henry Turnbull

Gifford, Humfrey
A Delectable Dream

Gilbert, WS
A wandering minstrel I
When all night long

Glück, Louise
Grandmother in the Garden

Gogarty, Oliver St. John

Goldsmith, Oliver

Gower, John
From “Confessio Amantis”
From verses addressed to Henry IV

Grahame, Kenneth
Toad’s Song

Graves, Robert
The Bards
The Cool Web
At First Sight
Flying Crooked
A Former Attachment
Intercession in Late October
A Last Poem
Like Snow
Love Without Hope
On Dwelling
The Reader Over My Shoulder
She Tells Her Love While Half Asleep

Gray, Thomas
From “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard”
Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes

Gray, Victor
All the world’s a stage

Greville, Fulke, Lord Brooke
Sonnet 84

Grigson, Geoffrey
The Corner

Gunn, Thom
Baby Song
Street Song
The Wheel of Fortune


All things born to break
Boy, bring the cup, and circulate the wine
I sought the tavern at the break of day
Knowing love’s ocean is a shoreless sea

Hall, Donald
Death Work
The Poem
The Repeated Shapes
Summer Kitchen
The Things
White Apples

Handy, WC
Saint Louis Blues

Hardy, Thomas
Christmas: 1924
A Church Romance
The Darkling Thrush
Drummer Hodge
I look into my glass
In Time of “The Breaking of Nations”
Paying Calls
The Self-unseeing
A Thunderstorm in Town
When I Set Out for Lyonnesse
The Voice
Where The Picnic Was

Harington, Sir John
Of a Poynted Diamond given by the Author to his Wife, at the Birth of his Eldest Son

Hatton, Richard
From “Ovids Walnut-Tree transplanted”

Hayden, Robert
Those Winter Sundays

Heaney, Seamus
An August Night
The Errand
Grendel Strikes
‘Had I not been awake’
In Time
Mid-Term Break
Sloe Gin
The Strand
Sweeney’s Last Poem

Heath-Stubbs, John
A Charm Against the Toothache
Apologia of a Plastic Gnome
Moving to Winter
The Pearl
What Are Their Poems Made Of?

Henri, Adrian
Love is…
Song for a Beautiful Girl Petrol-Pump Attendant on the Motorway

Herbert, George

Herrick, Robert
Bad Princes pill their People
Delight in Disorder
His request to Julia
His wish to privacie
Love kill’d by Lack
Lyrick for Legacies
No Lock Against Letcherie
Not every day fit for Verse
Once poore, still penurious
Posting to Printing
Upon Julia’s Clothes
To the Virgins, to make much of Time

Heywood, John
Of turnyng

Hill, Geoffrey
Epiphany at Saint Mary and All Saints
From “Funeral Music”
Old Poet with Distant Admirers

Hodgkinson, Amanda
On Seeing his Narrowboat for the First Time

From “The Odyssey”
Sarpedon’s Speech to Glaucus

Hooton, Harry
In the midst

Hope, AD
Paradise Saved

Hopkins, Gerard Manley
As Kingfishers Catch Fire
No Worst, there is None
Pied beauty
Unfinished Poem
The Windhover

Housman, AE
Crossing Alone
Her strong enchantments failing
Into My Heart an Air that Kills
Now hollow fires burn out to black
Oh, When I was in Love with You
The sloe was lost in flower
When I was one-and-twenty
With rue my heart is laden

Howe, Sarah
rain, n.
That from a long way off look like flies
To all Laments and Purposes

Hughes, Langston
Ballad of the Pawnbroker
Blues at Dawn
Postcard from Spain

Hughes, Ted
October Dawn

Hunt, Leigh
Jenny kiss’d Me


Ingoldsby, Thomas
From “The Hand of Glory”


Jansch, Bert
Fresh as a sweet Sunday morning

Jarrell, Randall
A Lullaby

Jennings, Elizabeth
An Attempt to Charm Sleep
I Feel
A Kind of Catalogue
Night Garden of the Asylum
One Flesh
A Weather Spell

Jonson, Ben
From “Cynthia’s Revels”
The Noble Nature
On My First Son

Joseph, Jenny

Joyce, James
From “Chamber Music” (Strings in the earth and air)
From “Chamber Music” (Lean out of the window)
Ecce Puer
A Flower Given to My Daughter
Gentle lady, do not sing
A Memory of the Players in a Mirror at Midnight


Kavanagh, Patrick
Memory of My Father

Keats, John
From “Endymion”
From “The Eve of St. Agnes”
La Belle Dame Sans Merci
Modern Love
Ode on Melancholy
From “Ode to a Nightingale” (Thou wast not born for death, immortal Bird)
From “Ode to a Nightingale” (My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains)
On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer
Sonnet (Bright star)
To Autumn

Kinsella, Thomas
The Guardians
Marginal Economy
Mirror in February

Kipling, Rudyard
The Appeal
Cities and Thrones and Powers
A Dead Statesman
Harp Song of the Dane Women
War Epitaph: The Refined Man
The Way Through the Woods
When Earth’s last picture is painted

Knightley, Steve
The Hook of Love


Landor, Walter Savage
Her Name

Langland, William
From “Piers Plowman”

Larkin, Philip
Annus Mirabilis
For Sidney Bechet
Home is so Sad
Mother, Summer, I
Party Politics
Talking in Bed
This Be The Verse
Triple Time

Lawrence, DH
How Beastly the Bourgeois is

Lawson, Sarah
Any Hourglass Holds Just So Much Sand
We Are a Committee of Two

Lear, Edward
By Way of Preface

Lee, Laurie
Day of These Days
Home from Abroad
My Many-Coated Man

Le Gallienne, Richard
All Sung

Le Guin, Ursula
The Creation of Éa
To the Rain

Leonard, Tom
Being a Human Being
in hospital
in the beginning was the word
June the Second

Levi, Peter
The Muses
The lads of course arrived too late

Li Quingzhao
To the tune “As If in a Dream”
To the tune “Boddhisattva Barbarian”
To the tune “Dabbing Crimson Lips”
To the tune “The Solitary Wild Goose”
A Song of Departure
To the tune “Telling My Deepest Feelings”

Li-Young Lee
Early in the Morning

Logue, Christopher
Know Thy Enemy

Lorca, Federico García
The Six Strings

Lovelace, Richard
To Althea from Prison
To Lucasta, Going to the Warres

Lowell, Robert

Lydgate, John

Vox ultima Crucis

Lylye, John
Cupid and Campaspe


MacCaig, Norman
Crossing the Border
Gone are the Days

McGough, Roger
Another Brick in the Wall
Comeclose and Sleepnow
Light Sleeper
From “Summer with Monika”
There are fascists
Trust Me, I’m a Poet
Word Trap

McIntyre, Colin
Horse Transport

McKay, Claude
The Harlem Dancer

MacNeice, Louis
Flight of the Heart
To Posterity
The Sunlight on the Garden

Mahmoud, Emi

Marlowe, Christopher
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
From “The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus” (Now hast thou but one bare hour to live)
From “The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus” (Was this the face…)

Marquis, Don
the song of mehitabel

Marshall, Archibald
There was a young man from Devizes

The Danger of Procrastination
You drink all night

Marvell, Andrew
The Coronet
To his Coy Mistress
The Nymph complaining for the death of her Faun

Masefield, John
Sea Fever
Trade Winds

Matsuo Basho
New robe
On New Year’s Day
Sudden sun
When the winter chrysanthemums go
Wrapping the rice cakes

Mew, Charlotte
Not for that City

Middleton, Thomas
The Golden Age

Milligan, Spike
English Teeth, English Teeth!
A Silly Poem

Milne, AA
From “King John’s Christmas”

Milton, John
On Shakespeare
From “Il Penseroso”
From “Paradise Lost” (They looking back, all th’ eastern side beheld)
From “Paradise Lost” (Nine times the Space that measures Day and Night
From “Paradise Lost” (Of Mans First Disobedience, and the Fruit)
Sonnet (I did but prompt the age)
Sonnet (On His Blindness)

Mitchell, Joni
The Fiddle and the Drum
Tin Angel

Moreton, Arabella
The Humble Wish

Morgan, Edwin
The Loch Ness Monster’s Song

Morrison, Blake

Muir, Edwin

Muldoon, Paul
The Mixed Marriage
The Sonogram
Why Brownlee Left


Nash, Ogden
The Cow
The Germ

Nelson, Willie
Time of the Preacher

Neruda, Pablo
Brown and agile child

Newman, Randy
I think it’s gonna rain today

Nichols, Grace
Like a Beacon


O’Brien, Sean

Oden, James Burke “St. Louis Jimmy”
Goin’ Down Slow

Ogilby, John
Battle (Homer)

Oliver, Mary

Oswald, Alice
From “Tithonus”

From “Ovids Walnut-Tree transplanted”

Owen, Wilfred
Anthem for Doomed Youth
Shadwell Stair
Song of Songs


Pack, Robert
The Monster Who Loved The Hero

Parker, Dorothy
The Flaw in Paganism
One Perfect Rose

Pasternak, Boris
The Wind

Paterson, Banjo
Waltzing Matilda

Patten, Brian
After Frost
The Bee’s Last Journey to the Rose
Inessential Things
The Second Dove
You missed the sunflowers at their height

Peake, Mervyn
The Consumptive, Belsen 1945
The vastest things are those we may not learn

Peele, George

Pitter, Ruth
But for Lust

Plath, Sylvia
The Hermit at Outermost House

Poe, Edgar Allan
From “The Raven”

Pope, Alexander
Epigram from the French
Intended for Sir Isaac Newton in Westminster Abbey
On Certain Ladies
On Mrs Tofts
From “The Rape of the Lock”

Pound, Ezra
The Lake Isle

Powell, Enoch
The Net

Price, Alan
Poor People

Pushkin, Aleksandr
The Little Bird


Raine, Kathleen
Story’s End
Worry About Money

Raleigh, Sir Walter
The Lover’s Maze

Redgrove, Peter
Serious Readers

Reed, Henry
Chard Whitlow
Naming of Parts

Reeves, James
Leaving Town
Once and Now
Spicer’s Instant Poetry
The Travellers

Reid, Christopher
The Coin
Go, Little Book

Robinson, Mary
From “London’s Summer Morning”

Rosenberg, Isaac
Break of Day in the Trenches
The Immortals

Rossetti, Christina
Passing and Glassing

Ron Rubin
There was a trombonist called Herb


Sackville-West, Victoria
Full Moon

Fragment (I tell you)
Fragment (Pain penetrates)
Come here to me from Crete
He’s Equal with the Gods
Love Shook My Heart
Some say horsemen, some say warriors
Tonight I’ve watched

Sassoon, Siegfried
An Emblem
Everyone Sang
The Facts
The Kiss

Sastry, Tom
The importance of not listening (1)
The importance of not listening (2)
The importance of not listening (3)

Scott, Sir Walter
Proud Maisie

Seeger, Pete
Turn, Turn, Turn

Shakespeare, William
All the world’s a stage
Ariel’s Song
Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises
Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind
Double, double toil and trouble
Fear no more the heat o’ the sun
Give me my robe, put on my crown
If I profane with my unworthiest hand
If we shadows have offended
It was a lover and his lass
Now my charms are all o’erthrown
O Mistress Mine
Queen Mab
Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more
Sonnet (Th’ expense of spirit in a waste of shame)
Sonnet (In faith, I do not love thee with mine eyes)
Sonnet (My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun)
Sonnet (Those lips that Love’s own hand did make)
Sonnet (Two loves I have, of comfort and despair)
Take, oh take those lips away
Tell me where is Fancy bred
To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow
Under the greenwood tree
When icicles hang by the wall
When that I Was and a Little Tiny Boy
Where the bee sucks, there suck I
Who is Silvia?
You’ll Put Down Strangers

Schaufeld, Avram
Do Not Ask

Shelley, Percy Bysshe
An Exhortation
A Lament

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley

Shipman, Thomas
The Resolute Courtier

Shirley, James
The glories of our blood and state

Sidney, Sir Philip
My true love hath my heart and I have his
Sonnet (Because I breathe not love to every one)
Sonnet (I might, unhappy word, (woe me) I might)

Sitwell, Edith
The King of China’s Daughter

Skelton, John
To Mistress Margery Wentworth

Smart, Christopher
Where’s the Poker?

Smart, Rev. Richard
The borys hede that we bryng here

Smith, Mamie
Crazy Blues

Smith, Stevie
Man is a Spirit
Not Waving But Drowning
She Said…

Spender, Stephen
In railway halls
Not to You
Souvenir de Londres
To my Daughter

Spenser, Edmund
From “Prothalamion”
Penelope for her Ulisses sake
Sonnet (Sweet warriour when shall I haue peace with you?)

Spooner, Lawrence
From “A Looking-Glass for Smokers”

Stevenson, Robert Louis
Bright is the Ring of Words

Suckling, Sir John
Why so pale and wan fond lover?

Swift, Jonathan
Advice to the Grub Street Verse-Writers
In Church Your Grandsire Cut His Throat
Lesbia from Catullus – Jul. 18th 1736

Symons, Arthur
The Pale Woman


Tagore, Rabindranath
Crossing 16

Tawney, Cyril
Sally Free and Easy

Teasdale, Sara
The Look
There will come soft rains

Teft, Elizabeth
On Viewing Herself in a Glass

Tennyson, Alfred Lord
Go by
The Kraken
From “Idylls of the King”
From “The Lady of Shalott”

Thomas, Dylan
And death shall have no dominion
Do not go gentle into that good night
Especially when the October wind
The force that through the green fuse drives the flower
In my craft or sullen art
On a Wedding Anniversary
This bread I break
From “Under Milk Wood” (To begin at the beginning)
From “Under Milk Wood” (Chimney sweep song)
From “Under Milk Wood” (Polly Garter’s Song)
Was there a time

Thomas, Edward
Tall Nettles
There was a time

Thomas, RS
A Blackbird Singing
Children’s Song
The Cure
The Face
The One Furrow
Song at the Year’s Turning

Thoreau, Henry David
I was made erect and lone

Thribb, E. Jarvis
Lines on the 80th Birthday of Fred Astaire

Tichborne, Chidiock
My prime of youth is but a froste of cares

Tiller, Terence
The Fool in “Lear”

Treece, Henry
A Thief to His Lord


Wain, John
Apology for Understatement
The Bad Thing
Outside, gulls squabbled in the empty street
Patriotic Poem
Poem Without a Main Verb
Sonnet (An animal with a heart)

Walcott, Derek
Love after Love

Walker, Ted
Between Acts
Terrains Vagues
Villanelle (I would wish to die in some other place)
Under the pier

Waller, Edmund
Of the last Verses in the Book

Webster, John
Call for the robin-redbreast and the wren

Whistler, Laurence
A Form of Epitaph
Life is a Rembrandt
A Passing Likeness

Whitman, Walt
The Beasts

Wilde, Oscar
Sonnet to Liberty

Williams, Hugo
Heroes of the Sub-Plot
Lights Out
Once More with Feeling
Open Window
Saturday Morning
Till Soon

Williams, William Carlos
Raleigh was right
This Is Just to Say

Willis, Wallace
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Wonder, Stevie
Big Brother

“Woodbine Willie”

Wordsworth, William
Composed Upon Westminster Bridge
From “Intimations of Immortality” (There was a time…)
London, 1802
From “The Prelude” (In those wanderings deeply did I feel)
From “The Prelude” (And in the frosty season)
To a Skylark
A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal
Surprised by Joy
The world is too much with us

Woodford, Anna

Wright, James
Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy’s Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota

Wright, Kit
Victorian Family Photograph

Wroth, Lady Mary
From “A Crown of Sonnets Dedicated to Love”

Wyatt, Sir Thomas
Of the Folly of Loving when the Season of Love is past
They Flee from Me


Yeats, WB
After Long Silence
The Black Tower
The Circus Animals’ Desertion
A Coat
Crazy Jane on God
Down by the Salley Gardens
The Fisherman
The Great Day
High Talk
An Irish Airman Foresees His Death
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
Leda and the Swan
Long-Legged Fly
The Old Stone Cross
Sailing to Byzantium
The Second Coming
The Song of Wandering Aengus
The Spur
Sweet Dancer
To a Child Dancing in the Wind
To a Young Girl
From “Under Ben Bulben” (Under bare Ben Bulben’s head)
From “Under Ben Bulben” (Irish poets learn your trade)
Why Should Not Old Men Be Mad?