Poem 10, A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal Seal  -by William Wordsworth Stanza- 1 A slumber did my spirit seal I had no human fears. She seemed a thing that could not feel The touch of earthly years. Explanation: In the stanza, the poet has expressed his grief over the death of a loved one. [...]
Poem 9, The Snake Tryingthe Snake Trying -by WWE Ross Stanza- 1 The snake trying to escape the pursuing stick, with sudden curvings of thin long body. How beautiful and graceful are his shapes! Explanation: In this stanza, the poet describes how a snake is trying to avoid the approaching stick with the elegant and [...]
Poem 8, On Killing A Tree -by Gieve Patel Stanza- 1 It takes much time to kill a tree Upon its crust, absorbing Not a simple jab of the knife Years of sunlight, air, water, Will do it. It has grown And out of its leprous hide Slowly consuming the earth, Sprouting leaves. Rising out [...]
Poem 7, The Duck And The Kangaroo -by Edward Lear Stanza- 1 Said the Duck to the Kangaroo. “Good gracious! how you hop! Over the fields and the water too, As if you never would stop! My life is a bore in this nasty pond, And I long to go out in the world beyond! [...]
Poem 6, No Men Are Foreign -By James Kirkup Stanza- 1 Remember, no men are strange, no countries foreign Beneath all uniforms, a single body breathes Like ours: the land our brothers walk upon Is earth like this, in which we all shall lie. Explanation: The poet says that no person is stranger to us. [...]
Poem 5, A Legend Of The Northland -By Phoebe Cary Stanza- 1 & 2 Away, away in the Northland, Where the hours of the day are few, And the nights are so long in winter That they cannot sleep them through; Where they harness the swift reindeer To the sledges, when it snows; And the [...]
Poem 4 THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE -By WB Yeast Stanza- 1 I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made: Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honeybee, Explanation: The poem starts with the poet saying that he will [...]
Poem 3, RAIN ON THE ROOF -By Coates Kinney Stanza- 1 When the humid shadows hover Over all the starry spheres, And the melancholy darkness Gently weeps in rainy tears, What a bliss to press the pillow Of a cottage-chamber bed, And lie listening to the patter Of the soft rain overhead! Explanation: In this [...]
Poem 2 Wind -By Subramania Bharati Stanza- 1 Wind, come softly. Don’t break the shutters of the windows. Don’t scatter the papers. Don’t throw down the books on the shelf. Explanation: The poet makes request to the wind, asking it not to blow so strongly that it breaks down the shutters of the windows, as [...]
Poem 1 THE ROAD NOT TAKEN -by Robert Frost Stanza- 1 Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveller, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Explanation: The poet has come into the [...]