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Poem – Sonnet 

The way the world is not Astonished at you It doesn’t blink a leaf When we step from the house Leads me to think That beauty is natural, unremarkable And not to be spoken of Except in the course of … Continue reading

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Poem – London 1802 

Milton! thou shouldst be living at this hour; England hath need of thee: she is a fen Of stagnant waters: altar, sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward … Continue reading

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Poem – Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal 

Now sleeps the crimson petal, now the white; Nor waves the cypress in the palace walk; Nor winks the gold fin in the porphyry font; The firefly wakens, waken thou with me.  Now droops the milk-white peacock like a ghost, … Continue reading

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Sonnet – Amy Levy 

Most wonderful and strange it seems, that I  Who but a little time ago was tost  High on the waves of passion and of pain,  With aching heat and wildly throbbing brain,  Who peered into the darkness, deeming vain  All … Continue reading

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