Christina Rossetti’s poem “Up-Hill” is a scintillating poem of spiritual depth that explores one speaker’s doubts on the journey of life.
Jill Alexander Essbaum’s poem “Easter” is about human emotions. She describes how a speaker cannot feel happy during the festive season.
“If I can stop one Heart from breaking” (919) by Emily Dickinson is about the poet’s wish to help one individual in their need in order to give meaning to her own life.
In Walt Whitman’s “To a Stranger,” the speaker describes the spiritual connection between him and a stranger whom he has encountered recently.
Kahlil Gibran’s inspirational poem “Song of the Flower,” appearing in A Tear and a Smile (1950), is a profound account of a flower to humankind.
“Pretty Ugly” by Abdullah Shoaib is about one gullible speaker’s journey from immaturity to maturity and ignorance to self-awareness.
Abbie Farwell Brown’s “Friends” is about a speaker whose friends are the sky, sun, and wind. She describes how they are always there for her.
In “Splendour in the Grass,” Wordsworth conveys that as we can’t relive our glorious past, we should find “strength” in what we have.
In “The Flower,” Tennyson talks about personal achievement, creation, and art through the extended metaphor of a “flower.”
“I cannot live with You –” (640) is a “Quaint” love lyric composed by one of the greatest 19th-century American poets, Emily Dickinson.