Charlotte Mew

Charlotte Mew was an English poet who was born in 1869 and spent much of her life grappling with loss and illness. She published her first poems in her mid-20s and also published several short stories. Her work is well-regarded for its honesty and lack of pretension. 

A Quoi Bon Dire

‘A Quoi Bon Dire’ by Charlotte Mew, explores the process of aging and deals with topics such as loss and death. Here’s a complete analysis.

Fin de Fête

Fin de Fête by Charlotte Mew is a love poem that depicts the depths and the sorrows of thwarted love.

I so liked Spring

‘I so liked Spring’ by Charlotte Mew is a two-stanza work that uses the immature stance of the narrator’s romantic interest.

The Trees Are Down

‘The Trees Are Down’ by Charlotte Mew is a poem about her reaction to the cutting down of the great plane trees at Euston Square Garden in the 1920s.

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