This glorious celebration of classic poetry features verse from around the englishspeaking world. Carefully selected and divided into themed sections, the poems encompass the wealth of human experience - love, death, youth, old age, nature, travel and humour are all included in works that range from the 1500s onwards.
A comprehensive range of time-honoured poetry from the British Isles, America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, the collection embraces the famous and not so famous, from Blake and Wordsworth to Adeler and Wyatt, and includes over 170 other poets.
From Coleridge’s fantastical Xanadu or the battlefields of John McCrae, to the ominous croaking of Poe’s raven, this is a wonderful collection of poems containing the great and the good, the funny and the tragic, and everything in between.
More than thirty authors including people such as Emily Bronte, Robert Browning, Samuel Butler, Lord George Gordon Byron, Lewis Carroll, Samuel Coleridge, Emily Dickinson, Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Hardy, D Lawrence, Arthur O’Shaughnessy, Alexander Pope, William Shakespeare, Robert Southey, Robert Louis Stevenson, Lord Alfred Tennyson, William Makepeace Thackeray, Oscar Wilde, William
Wordsworth, Sir Thomas Wyatt etc.