‘Nineteen hundred and Nineteen’ by W.B. Yeats is a complex poem that deals with his complex emotions as he looks at a war that crushed Ireland.
When in love how does a woman feels and expresses it? Look through the list of poems that deals with various emotions of women in love.
Rita Dove’s ‘Canary’ is a short poem that commemorates the life of Billie Holiday, an African American jazz singer.
Carpe Diem poems aim to instruct the readers or make them understand/celebrate the present than focusing on the past or future.
‘To Any Reader’ by Robert Louis Stevenson explores the childhood experiences of a Victorian child through an adult’s perspective.
‘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.
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.
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.
St. Valentine’s Day is observed every year as a day of celebrating romantic love, friendship, and admiration.
‘Essential Beauty’ is one of the poems of Philip Larkin that deals with the gap between the advertising world and the real world.
‘I died for beauty but was scarce’ by Emily Dickinson reflects her fascination for death and the possible life to follow.
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.
‘Resolution and Independence’ is one of the important poems of Wordsworth. It is a lyric poem composed in the year 1802 and published in 1807 in his collection Poems in Two Volumes.
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’ 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.
Allen Ginsberg’s ‘America’ deals with the turbulent times in America. It was written during and focused on the period after the Second World War.
‘Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow’ is a well-known soliloquy written by William Shakespeare and delivered by his famous tragic hero, Macbeth.
‘First Sight’ by Philip Larkin is a beautiful lyric poem about the natural world. It focuses on the fact that life is impermanent.
‘Child’ by Sylvia Plath depicts the speaker’s concerns about motherhood. She hopes her child will have a better future than her own.
‘The Times are Tidy’ by Sylvia Plath is a poem about the past and present. The speaker expresses her dissatisfaction with society.
‘When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d’ by Walt Whitman the perfect example of an elegy. It explores images of the soul, the past, and the future.
‘Elm’ by Sylvia Plath is a complex poem. It details a woman’s emotional transformation throughout various seasons and through the image o an elm tree.
‘A Prayer for my Daughter’ by William Butler Yeats speaks about the poet’s family. It demonstrates his concern and anxiety over the future wellbeing and prospects of his daughter, Anne.
‘Neither Out Far nor In Deep’ by Robert Frost is a thoughtful and philosophical poem. It satirizes human folly and the desire to escape from reality.
‘I Sing the Body Electric’ by Walt Whitman is one of the poet’s well-known and celebrated early poems. It was published in 1855, in the first edition of Leaves of Grass.
‘Chicago’ written by Carl Sandburg is a poem of admiration and self-defense. It was published in his collection ‘Chicago Poems.’