Going for Water – Robert Frost

Going for Water by Robert Frost is a poem about the importance of preserving rivers and brooks. In this poem, the poet says that his brother (or sister) and himself were not allowed to go out of their house. Many years ago they had known a brook behind their house across the fields. One summer […]

Mutability – P B Shelley

Stanza 1 We are as clouds that veil the midnight moon; How restlessly they speed and gleam and quiver, Streaking the darkness radiantly! Yet soon Night closes round, and they are lost for ever:— Meaning We are as clouds – Human beings live a transient life. Veil – Cover Speed – We are in great […]

September – Helen Hunt Jackson

Stanza 1 The golden-rod is yellow; The corn is turning brown; The trees in apple orchards With fruit are bending down. Meaning Goldenrod – A plant with yellow flowers The corn is turning brown – Corn cultivation is reaching its harvest time Apple orchards – Apple cultivation Bending down – Bending down with the weight […]
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