Farms

Silent Poem by Robert Francis

‘Silent Poem’ by Robert Francis is a poem dedicated to the “silent things” one finds in nature and on a rural farm. It is composed of a series of compound words. 

Silent Poem by Robert Francis Visual Representation

Love on the Farm by D.H. Lawrence

‘Love on the Farm’ by D.H. Lawrence is a poem about the universality of love, passion, and death. Lawrence depicts these elements through the various lives observable on a farm.

Love on the Farm by D.H. Lawrence Visual Representation

Hay for the Horses by Gary Snyder

Gary Snyder’s ‘Hay for the Horses’ records the activities such as bringing hay to the barn, storing them in order, and having lunch. This piece appears in Riprap & Cold Mountain Poems (1959).

Hay for the Horses by Gary Snyder Visual Representation

The Pasture by Robert Frost

‘The Pasture’ by Robert Frost is a thoughtful and image-rich poem that depicts the chores a farmer has to complete. 

The Pasture by Robert Frost Visual Representation

Field Poem by Gary Soto

‘Field Poem’ by Gary Soto is a short and powerful poem that describes a speaker’s experience at the end of a workday. The poet uses imagery to depict leaving a cotton field and climbing on a bus.

Field Poem by Gary Soto Visual Representation

Concord Hymn by Ralph Waldo Emerson

‘Concord Hymn’ by Ralph Waldo Emerson describes the spirit which inhabited the “embattled farmers” at the start of the Revolutionary War. 

Last Look by Seamus Heaney

In ‘Last Look’ by Seamus Heaney the tale is told of an older man who is standing stationary and staring blankly toward a physical “field,”

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