Jenny Joseph Poems

Jenny Joseph was an English poet who published her first poems when she was in university. She worked for several publications throughout her life. Her best-known poem was published in the 1960s, titled ‘Warning.’ It was later published in Rose in the Afternoon. The poem is well-loved by many readers.

The Sun Has Burst in the Sky

by Jenny Joseph

‘The Sun Has Burst The Sky’ by Jenny Joseph uses hyperbolic images of nature to describe a speaker’s love for “you.” They suggest that incredible natural events occur because of the intensity of their love.


by Jenny Joseph

‘Warning’ by Jenny Joseph describes what the future has in store as one ages and throws off societal restraints and expectations. 

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