William Carlos Williams' poem "Spring and All" is about how the beauty of spring slowly blossoms out of the dreary winter. Williams' poetry often focused on the details of ordinary people facing everyday situations.
"The Second Coming" describes William Butler Yeats' views about the universe and the future, and the vision is chaotic and unpleasant, a dark twisting of the conventional beliefs about the afterlife as expressed in the New Testament. The imagery and the structure mirror the dark meanings at work in
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William Henry Davies' poem, "Leisure," is about people being too busy, and worrying about trivial things at the expense of their leisure time. This causes people to miss out on many beautiful and pleasing aspects of nature, including blooming flowers and the feeling of the wind. The poem also mentio
Englishman William Wordsworth wrote 387 poems from the 1790s to 1850, including the collection "Lyrical Ballads," written with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and "The Prelude." English literature scholars credit Wordsworth with starting English romantic movement.
William Stafford's poem "Fifteen" has strong themes of youth, morality and coming of age. The short poem tells the story of a fifteen-year-old who comes across a seemingly abandoned motorcycle and makes a choice about what to do with it.
Roger Williams was a theologian and religious and political leader who advocated for the separation of church and state. Williams was born in London, England in 1603 and came to the New World in 1631.
The poem "Daffodils" (or "I wandered lonely as a cloud") by William Wordsworth is, superficially, about the beauty and bliss of the sight of daffodils. On a deeper level, it can be interpreted as a celebration of the oneness that exists between human beings and the natural world. It is one of Wordsw
Collection of snippets from some of the more well-known and oft-quoted poems of prolific Irish writer William Butler Yeats. Bettmann / Getty Images Here are the opening poem lyrics excerpted from some of the best William Butler Yeats poetry. To make your browsing more effective, we have included a b
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