8) Who are some of your favorite poets?

Mar 27, 2014

I am very eclectic and would say I have favorite poems more than favorite poets, but I am drawn to spiritual poetry above all, with love poems a close second. Here is a partial list of poems I go back to again and again (in no particular order).

Abou Ben Adhem
James Henry Leigh Hunt

Crossing the Bar
Alfred, Lord Tennyson

William Blake

G-d Speaks to Each of Us
Rainer Maria Rilke

Gunga Din
Rudyard Kipling

I Dwell in Possibility
Emily Dickinson

I Never Saw a Moor
Emily Dickinson

I Remember
Thomas Hood

William Earnest Healey

Let Not the Marriage of True Minds
William Shakespeare

“Our Revels Now are Ended”
William Shakespeare (The Tempest)

Psalm 23
King David

Success Is Counted Sweetest
Emily Dickinson

Surprised by Joy – Impatient as the Wind
William Wordsworth

The New Colossus
Emma Lazerus

The Road Not Taken
Robert Frost

The Secret Sits
Robert Frost

“The Seven Ages of Man”
William Shakespeare (As You Like It)

That Time of Year Thou Mayst in Me Behold
William Shakespeare

To Make a Prairie
Emily Dickinson

To My Dear and Loving Husband
Anne Bradstreet

Since There’s No Help
Michael Drayton

“Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow”
William Shakespeare (Macbeth)

Tyger, Tyger
William Blake

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