Poems about Spirit

The Visionary by Emily Brontë

‘The Visionary’ by Emily Brontë describes the imminent arrival of an undefined, spirit-like presence to a house in the middle of winter. 

At Home by Christina Rossetti

‘At Home’ describes the plight of a ghost who is kept separate from happiness, friends, and her no longer possible future.

Marshlands by Emily Pauline Johnson

‘Marshlands’ by Emily Pauline Johnson paints a picture of the life residing in a marshland as night approaches and casts the ecosystem into silence. 

Heart and Mind by Edith Sitwell

‘Heart and Mind’ is a poem that was written in 1944. Edith Sitwell’s best known work is the one produced during the Second World War.

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