Anthology: Poems by Eavan Boland, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Wordsworth, Milton, Philip Sidney – Human Voices Wake Us
An episode from 2/4/22: Here are five more poems going back to 1600 or so. Eavan Boland talks parenting and childhood; Wordsworth calls on Milton, and Milton retells our oldest story; Gerard Manley Hopkins writes out of a solitude few ever listened to, in his own life; and Philip Sidney reminds us why our own lives are worthy of poetry.
- Eavan Boland, “The Making of An Irish Goddess”
- Gerard Manley Hopkins, “That Nature Is a Heraclitean Fire and of the Comfort of the Resurrection”
- William Wordsworth, “London, 1802”
- John Milton, ending to Paradise Lost
- Philip Sidney, “Loving in truth”
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