She was the occasional poet. But when she wrote poetry, it was beautiful poems. “Ode to Pity” is such a poem, written by Jane Austen (1775 – 1817). At the time she wrote this poem, she was just a teenager.
The poem holds no title, but we know this poem as “Wild Nights – Wild Nights!” It’s a poem written by Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886) and it’s probably one of the most discussed poems she wrote. Why is that?
A strong believer in political freedom for woman and involved with the Charist movement. In the seventy years of her life, Eliza Cook (1818-1889) was actively trying to change the world she lived in. Her poem Don’t tell the world that you’re waiting for me is her wish for her loved one not to tell the world about the waiting.
Don’t confuse eastern with Easter! This is the poem written by Allan Ginsberg about his fascination for the moon and the sea.
Under the pen name Ellis Bell, she wrote a novel and poems in the nineteenth century, including the famous book “Wuthering heights.” Today we know that Ellis bell was the pen name for one of the Brontë sisters: Emily Brontë. This poem was first published in 1846 and there is still a lot of debate about this poem.