Articles focusing on poets from England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland

Geoffrey Chaucer Still Gathering Fans star
The early British poet, Geoffrey Chaucer remains a classic, widely studied and appreciated by poetry aficionados, scholars, critics, and readers who simply admire good poetry.

Bed In Summer by Robert Louis Stevenson star
Robert Louis Stevenson, author of Treasure Island, offers a simple summer poem perfect for children just learning to read and recite poetry.

How Robert Burns Shaped the Scottish Identity star
How could a poet’s works be so fundamental to a country that they actually help shape that society’s national identity? Ask Robert Burns and the people who still celebrate his life today.

Little Miss Muffet - Background star
Nursery rhymes are poems too! And they make interesting reading when one knows all the stories associated with their origin. Little Miss Muffet is one such nursery rhyme that has a history.

The Autumn- Elizabeth Barrett Browning star
Poet Elizabeth Barret Browning compares the winds of autumn with the changes of life while reminding her readers to look for hope amidst change.

The Burns Supper: Celebration of Poetry star
A Burns supper is a night celebrating the life of Robert Burns and the Scottish national culture. But it also celebrates the poetry of a world-class poet and includes entertaining, dramatic poetry readings.

William Wordsworth - Lines Written in Early Spring star
William Wordsworth, Poet Laureate of England, and pioneer of the Romantic Age in English literature is very well-known. His poem "Lines Written in Early Spring" is one of his lesser-known poems.

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