Miz Alb

Miz Alb received her MA in English Literature. Her thirst for literature makes her explore through the nuances of it. She loves reading and writing poetry. She teaches English Language and Literature to the ESL students of tertiary level.

Sonnet 227 by Petrarch

‘Sonnet 227’ is about “Love,” particularly “Unrequited love.” Petrarch expresses his deep love for Laura, her indifference towards his love, and the various contrasting emotions he undergoes in the poem.

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A Prayer For My Son by William Butler Yeats

‘A Prayer for my Son,’ written from the perspective of a father who wants to protect his son against all odds during the brewing war in Ireland. Read the poem with a complete analysis.

A Prayer For My Son by William Butler Yeats Visual Representation

Big Poppy by Ted Hughes

‘Big Poppy’ speak of what happens when a Poppy in its full bloom and a bumblebee meet in Ted Hughes’s usual style of writing.

Big Poppy by Ted Hughes Visual Representation

Best Love Poems for a Girlfriend

On this list, discover some of the famous poems that can be expressed to girlfriends to express love in the most poetic of ways.

Canary by Rita Dove

Rita Dove’s ‘Canary’ is a short poem that commemorates the life of Billie Holiday, an African American jazz singer.

Carpe Diem Poems

Carpe Diem poems aim to instruct the readers or make them understand/celebrate the present than focusing on the past or future.

The Mothering Blackness by Maya Angelou

‘The Mothering Blackness’ by Maya Angelou is a poem about motherhood and love. The poet uses unforgettable images within this piece that portray the complexities of relationships.

Black History Poems

The arrival of February every year reminds us of black people and their sufferings in the foreign land. Though the slavery system has come to an end, the scar still remains afresh with history.

15 Moving Poems about Slavery

Slavery has been a part of human history from the earliest times to the present day. At the same time, the voice against it is also recorded in history.

Essential Beauty by Philp Larkin

‘Essential Beauty’ is one of the poems of Philip Larkin that deals with the gap between the advertising world and the real world.

15 of the Best Poems about Rivers and Streams

The river has an important role from the early period of literary history. Moreover, River images used in literature are enduring, aesthetically appealing, often used to symbolize birth, rebirth, and eternity.

Michael by William Wordsworth

Financial ruin, a lost son, and hostile living conditions– these are some of the striking features of this sorrowful ballad. You may find yourself asking, how can one man maintain his values amid so many struggles?

A Light Exists in Spring by Emily Dickinson

‘A light exists in spring’ is about the light in spring that illuminates its surroundings. Though this poem is about nature, it has a deep religious connotation that science cannot explain.

10 Spooky Halloween Poems

Halloween is celebrated each year in October. Here’s our pick of the best Halloween poems, that incorporate the spooky and the scary…

Best Halloween Poems
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