The Dream of the Rood

‘The Dream of the Rood’ is an Old English poem that belongs to the genre of dream poetry. How the cross felt during the crucifixion of Christ, is the theme of this verse.

Auguries of Innocence by William Blake

‘Auguries of Innocence’ by William Blake is a poem from his notebook, known as the Pickering Manuscript. This poem by presenting a series of paradoxical ideas revolves around the theme of innocence vs experience.

The Death of Slavery by William Cullen Bryant

‘The Death of Slavery,’ a poem by William Cullen Bryant is written just after the American Civil War ended. It talks about the personified slavery, whose reign has ended and the slaves are freed from shackles of bondage.

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