The Green Bowl By Amy Lowell

The Green Bowl By Amy Lowell This little bowl is like a mossy pool In a Spring wood, where dogtooth violets grow Nodding in chequered sunshine of the trees; A quiet place, still, with the sound of birds, Where, though unseen, is heard the endless song And murmur of the never resting sea. ‘T was […]

Now Spring Has Clad The Grove In Green By Robert Burns

Now Spring Has Clad The Grove In Green By Robert Burns NOW spring has clad the grove in green, And strew’d the lea wi’ flowers; The furrow’d, waving corn is seen Rejoice in fostering showers. While ilka thing in nature join Their sorrows to forego, O why thus all alone are mine The weary steps […]

The Green Linnet By William Wordsworth

The Green Linnet By William Wordsworth Beneath these fruit-tree boughs that shed Their snow-white blossoms on my head, With brightest sunshine round me spread Of spring’s unclouded weather, In this sequestered nook how sweet To sit upon my orchard-seat! And birds and flowers once more to greet, My last year’s friends together. One have I marked, […]

Green By D. H. Lawrence

Green By D. H. Lawrence The dawn was apple-green, The sky was green wine held up in the sun, The moon was a golden petal between. She opened her eyes, and green They shone, clear like flowers undone For the first time, now for the first time seen. Copyright © by the owner. Discover More […]

Being Young And Green By Edna St Vincent Millay

Being Young And Green By Edna St Vincent Millay Being Young and Green, I said in love’s despite: Never in the world will I to living wight Give over, air my mind To anyone, Hang out its ancient secrets in the strong wind To be shredded and faded— Oh, me, invaded And sacked by the […]

Deep Green By Niyi Osundare

Deep Green By Niyi Osundare Deep green, my testament, as I forage through this forest of vanished glories, my memory one shell of naked echoes Roots have shriveled in earth’s heat-harassed crypt blighted leaves float in the wind like flakes of careless scars Long-limbed lumbermen have laid low the loins of the land; the Yes-I […]

The Ecchoing Green By William Blake

The Ecchoing Green By William Blake The sun does arise, And make happy the skies. The merry bells ring To welcome the Spring. The sky-lark and thrush, The birds of the bush, Sing louder around, To the bells’ cheerful sound.  While our sports shall be seen On the Ecchoing Green. Old John, with white hair  Does […]

The Garden By Andrew Marvell

The Garden By Andrew Marvell How vainly men themselves amazeTo win the palm, the oak, or bays,And their uncessant labours seeCrown’d from some single herb or tree,Whose short and narrow verged shadeDoes prudently their toils upbraid;While all flow’rs and all trees do closeTo weave the garlands of repose. Fair Quiet, have I found thee here,And Innocence, […]