‘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.
‘Charge of the Light Brigade’ by Alfred Lord Tennyson is a historically important poem that tells of the incredible bravery of the British cavalry during the Battle of Balaclava.
‘The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner’ is Randall Jarrell’s best-loved poem. It was published in 1945 and based on his own unforgettable experiences in World War II.
‘The Last Ride Together’ by Robert Browning is an excellent dramatic monologue that deals with a lover’s last wish to his beloved.
‘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,’ 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.