Tag: English Literature


The Best Poems for November

It’s time for the latest in our series of ‘month’ poem compilations. This time: November, the month of much darker evenings, colder nights, and barer trees – the last of which being something Thomas Hood’s poem, included below, captures very effectively. Here, then, are some of the very best poems […]


10 of the Best Poems about Power

Power is a key theme for some of the greatest literature: kingly power in Shakespeare’s history plays, the power of magic in classic fantasy fiction, and the power of the gods in ancient epic poems. But how have poets written about power and power structures, or the struggle for power? […]