Tag: Innocence


The Best Poems about Innocence

Innocence is a theme that looms large in English poetry, especially since the age of Romanticism. However, poems about innocence can be found before the 1790s and the arrival of Romanticism into English poetry, so below we’ve ranged far and wide in English verse to collect some of the greatest […]


10 of the Best Poems about Childhood

The best childhood poems selected by Dr Oliver Tearle Previously, we’ve considered the best children’s poems which we think everyone should read. In this post, we turn our attention to the best poems about childhood – childhood, youth, and that innocent time when our whole lives stretch ahead of us like the […]