A pair of Brooke’s

I’ve been eying the first for ages, though it tastes a little of “raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens”, it’s also got some lovely phrasing. The second I stumbled across as I was looking for the first — and despite a rather fierce rhyme in places, I like it muchly. The Great Lover by… Read more »

Poems about little people

A Baby Running Barefoot, by D.H. Lawrence (1885–1930). [audio:http://www.archive.org/download/short_poetry_031/baby_running_barefoot_lawrence_cs_64kb.mp3][mp3@64kbps] – (1.1MB) E-text There was a Child went Forth, by Walt Whitman (1819–1892). [audio:http://www.archive.org/download/short_poetry_031/there_was_child_went_forth_whitman_cs_64kb.mp3] [mp3@64kbps] – (4.6MB) E-text