I am collecting a list of poetry on the following themes for art project and select the ones that flow well with my work. I have a list of my own and also the list I received from an OTA as a response. But since some of the poems were a bit too long (I need short poems), I requested for an additional list, but she's preoccupied with her own work and she is not able to help me out today. Could you please add more lists on the following 4 themes? And if you can, please respond soon after you post out because I will need to find out more on the particular poems that you select on my own. Thank you!
William Wordsworth's 'Ode:Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood'
William Blake's collection, 'Songs of Innocence and Experience'
Sir Aubrey De Vere, 'The Children Band'
Robert Herrick, 'A Child's Grace'
Ben Jonson, 'On Salathiel Parvy'.
'Frost at Midnight' by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. His meditation on his newly born son.
A Prayer For My Daughter by W.B. Yeats
Philip Larkin, 'This Be the Verse' - this is a cynical reverse take on parenting.
One incredibly important longer text which is structured around parent/child relations is 'King Lear' by William Shakespeare
'Paradise Lost' by John Milton
'We'll go no more a-roving' by Lord Byron
'Kubla Khan' by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Sense of Hope
Robert Frost, 'Putting in the Seed'
'If' by Rudyard Kipling
'Dover Beach' by Matthew Arnold
John Donne's 'Death, Be Not Proud
Arthur Hugh Clough, 'Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth'
Guilt by llada w.
The Child's Face is New - Emily Dickinson
A Refusal to mourn the death, by fire, of a child in London - ...
Lists of poems regarding different themes:
Sense of Hope