Celebrating Poetry In April: 30. The World Is Too Much With Us, William Wordsworth

Hello, everyone. Well, we are at our end. 30 days of sonnets celebrating National Poetry Month brings us to my favorite sonnet that I've been using in my classrooms and citing in my writing for decades. I'm happy to end this journey by sharing William Wordsworth's "The World Is Too Much With Us." As I … Continue reading Celebrating Poetry In April: 30. The World Is Too Much With Us, William Wordsworth

Celebrating Poetry In April: 27. O Solitude! by John Keats

Good afternoon, all. Today is April 27, and we are now in our final four of sonnets for National Poetry Month. Today's selection is a return to Keats, one of my favorite romantic poets. Like all the good romantics, it finds the beauty in nature and, in this poem, solitude. "O Solitude! If I Must … Continue reading Celebrating Poetry In April: 27. O Solitude! by John Keats