Poetry Anthology

The following collection of poems has been put together for students in Liberal Studies and English courses.  To locate the text of the poem, select the title from the list below.

Some of these links below are to files on this web site; others take you directly to another Internet site (e.g., Bartleby).

For comments, questions, corrections, and requests to have additional poems included, please contact Ian Johnston

Blake, Selected Early Poems

Brooke, "The Soldier"

Coleridge, "Kubla Khan" (1797)

Coleridge, "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" (1798)

Eliot, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" (1915)

Eliot, "Portrait of a Lady"

Eliot, "Preludes"

Eliot, "Rhapsody on a Windy Night"

Eliot, The Waste Land

Frost, "After Apple Picking"

Frost, "Fire and Ice"

Frost, "Mending Wall" (1914)

Frost, "The Road Not Taken" (1916)

Frost, "Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening"

Hardy, "Channel Firing"

Keats, "Ode on a Grecian Urn" (1819)

Keats, "Ode to a Nightingale"

Keats, "To Autumn" (1819)

Marlowe, "The Passionate Shepherd To His Love" 1599

Owen, "Anthem for Doomed Youth"

Owen, "Dulce et Decorum Est"

Ralegh, "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" (1600)

Shakespeare, Sonnet 94 ("They that have the power to hurt and will do none")

Shakespeare, Sonnet 95 ("How sweet and lovely dost thou make the shame")

Shakespeare, Sonnet 129 ("Th' expense of spirit in a waste of shame")

Shakespeare, Sonnet 138 ("When my love swears that she is made of truth")

Shakespeare, Sonnet 144 ("Two loves I have, of comfort and despair")

Shelley, "Ode to the West Wind" (1819)

Shelley, "Ozymandias"

Wordsworth, "I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud"

Wordsworth, "Ode: Intimations of Immortality"

Wordsworth, "Ode to Duty"

Wordsworth, "The Solitary Reaper"

Wordsworth, "The Tables Turned"

Wordsworth, "Tintern Abbey"

Wordsworth, "The World Is Too Much With Us" (1806)

Yeats, "Wild Swans at Coole"


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