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Poem of the Month: The General Prologue to Chaucer’s ‘Canterbury Tales’ (1478)

Whan that Aprill, with his shoures soote The droghte of March hath perced to the roote And bathed every veyne in swich licour, Of which vertu engendred is the flour; Whan Zephirus eek with his sweete breeth Inspired hath in … Continue reading

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Poem of the month: ‘We Like March’ by Emily Dickinson

When I had my own classroom (I used to be a secondary school English teacher), one of my favourite wall displays was a ‘poem of the month’ board which held a rotating selection of verse.  The rules were simple.  Each … Continue reading

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Poem of the Month: The Supremely Romantic Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of being and ideal grace. I love thee … Continue reading

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