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Travels: Poem Sampler

Poems about travelers and traveling to take with you on your journeys.

Gravelly Run by A.R. Ammons

Coda by Basil Bunting

The Pilgrim by John Bunyan

The Listeners by Walter De La Mare

You, Andrew Marvell by Archibald MacLeish

Recuerdo by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Blind Curse by Simon Joseph Ortiz

How I Learned Bliss by Oliver de la Paz

Driving in Oklahoma by Carter Revard

Up-Hill by Christina Rossetti

Russell Market by Maurya Simon

Peach by Jennifer Tonge

The Luggage by Constance Urdang

To Myself by Franz Wright

Posted on 11.22.16


War Stories: Poem Sampler

From poems written in the trenches to elegies for the dead, poets respond to the brutalities and losses of war.

The American Soldier by Philip Freneau

Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen

Battle Hymn of the Republic by Julia Ward Howe

Beautiful Wreckage by W.D. Ehrhart

The Bloody Sire by Robinson Jeffers

Break of Day in the Trenches by Isaac Rosenberg

Camouflaging the Chimera by Yusef Komunyakaa

The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Dreamers by Siegfried Sassoon

The Glories of Our Blood and State by James Shirley

In Flanders Fields by John McCrae

The Redeemer by Siegfried Sassoon

The Soldier by Rupert Brooke

The War in the Air by Howard Nemerov

The Uniform by Marvin Bell

Posted on 10.11.16


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