Classic English Poetry

Lesson #285: Three Short Poems by Emily Dickinson on Flowers, Springtime, and Appreciation

If you have been following my Short Lessons for a while, you might remember that every so often I like to return to the poetry of one of my favourite American poets, Emily Dickinson (1830-1886).🌼 My recent lessons have been filled with explanations and thorough guidance.  Today’s lesson will be different because you will have […]

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Lesson #163: Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s ‘The Lady of Shallott’

🖋️ How much have I looked forward to sharing today’s poem with you – Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s ‘The Lady of Shallott’ (1842 version). As a teenager, I used to listen to a recording of it (if I remember well, narrated by Anton Lesser) and I loved its dramatic expression. I memorised it and recite it

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