Poem of the Week

Poem of the Week: 29 December – 4 January

Excelsior by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The shades of night were falling fast, As through an Alpine village passed A youth, who bore, 'mid snow and ice, A banner with the strange device, Excelsior! His brow was sad; his eye beneath, Flashed like a falchion from its sheath, And like a silver clarion rung The accents… Continue reading Poem of the Week: 29 December – 4 January

Poem of the Week

Poem of the Week: 22 – 28 December

Lord Randal ‘O WHERE hae ye been, Lord Randal, my son? O where hae ye been, my handsome young man?’ ‘I hae been to the wild wood; mother, make my bed soon, For I’m weary wi hunting, and fain wald lie down.’ ‘Where gat ye your dinner, Lord Randal, my son? Where gat ye your… Continue reading Poem of the Week: 22 – 28 December