Tag: Poems

Literature

10 of the Best Poems about Ice

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) Previously, we selected ten poems about fire, but what about fire’s elemental opposite? What are the best poems about ice and icy things, whether the poem deals in literal ice and icy landscapes, or in ice as a metaphor for extreme coldness of some […]

Literature

10 of the Best Poems about Roses

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) Previously, we picked ten of the best poems about flowers, to create a kind of anthology: the word ‘anthology’ stemming, we might recall, from the Greek for ‘collection of flowers’. Now, it’s the turn of that most emblematic flower: the rose. Roses are a […]