Poems

Song of a Dream

Happy Diwali! Song of a Dream’, a charming poem by the Indian Poetess, Sarojini Naidu, whom Mahatma Gandhi called the “Indian Nightingale”

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The Wild Swans at Coole

Have you heard the “bell-beat” of swans wings as they fly over the water? This poem by WB Yeats evokes that sound as well as the autumn months.

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In Early May

A delightful poem to celebrate the start of May written by the Canadian poet, Bliss Carman, and read by Jana in honour of her Mother whose birthday is on May 1st.

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The Swing

A soaring poem that captures the joy of childhood, by Robert Louis Stevenson.

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The Moon – Poem

An atmospheric night time poem by Robert Louis Stevenson who also wrote Treasure Island.

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Six Honest Serving Men

Six Honest Serving Men is a short poem by Rudyard Kipling. It’s a little puzzling and we wonder what it means. What do you think?

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In the Bleak Mid-Winter

In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan. The words have been used for a traditional carol, but they were originally a Christmas poem by Christina Rossetti. Listen to them read aloud by Natasha.

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