Teagans Selected Poetry
2008

Introduction

Again I take great pleasure in welcoming you to my garret and judging by your emails and comments I know there are a lot of people who enjoy my poetry selections. Thank you for your creative comments and suggestions about the poetry you would like to see here.
Six years ago I stated that poetry has such a diverse following and covers so many moods that we are not always ready for certain poems sometimes, but on another day, or in a different mood those poems suit perfectly. For this reason I am suggesting that you bookmark this place and return and read the poems I choose each week. They are after all intended for your pleasure and inspiration as well as mine.
Each week one of these poems is posted in the Tir na nOg. Please feel free to post comments there about how you felt about it, and links where further information about each one of these poems can be found.

My 2008 Selected Poetry

The GiftRabindranath Tagore
ApologiaOscar Wilde
As Long As Your Eyes Are BlueA.B. (Banjo) Patterson
Five SensesJudith Wright
Blowfly GrassLes Murray
The GiftRabindranath Tagore
PhalusA.D. Hope
A DreamWilliam Blake
CinoEzra Pound
Portrait of an Unknown Princessde Mello Breyner Andresen
The Two TreesW.B. Yeats
Sonnet 28Francesco Petrarca
'Twas the day before EasterShirley of Homespun
Could I hear the KookaburrasJohn O'Grady
Barn OwlGwen Harwood
Sonnet 78Ftrancesco Petrarca
When I have FearsJohn Keats
For The FallenLaurence Binyon
The HealersLaurence Binyon
For a Drowned GirlJ.B Charles
Oh Grey And TenderLizette Woodward Reese
Australia's Forgotten FlagHenry Lawson
FatimaAlfred Lord Tennyson
My Body and my MindKabir
The City in The SeaEdgar Allen Poe
Six Songs For CloeA.D Hope
The Goldsmith's Apprentice Goethe
Lapis LazuliWilliam Butler Yeats
The Man From IronbarkA.B. Patterson
The Garden of ErosOscar Wilde
Laughing SongWilliam Blake
A Rhyme of Deaths InnLizette Woodworth Reese
DesignRobert Frost
MandalayRudyard Kipling
A Musical InstrumentElizabeth Barrett Browning
Let Love GoRobert Louis Stevenson
A Lover's CallKahil Gibran
To HopeJohn Keats
The Blue MountainsHenry Lawson
Ode To AutumnJohn Keats
Mohini ChatterjeeWilliam Butler Yeats
The Rainy DayHenry Wadsworth Longfellow
And Ask Ye Why These Sad Tears StreamAlfred, Lord Tennyson
The Flower-SchoolRabindranath Tagore
My ShadowRobert Louis Stevenson
Touched by an AngelMaya Angelou
Not To KeepRobert Frost
Red Cross NursesThomas L Masson
Twenty Poems of LovePablo Neruda
Sonnet of the Sweet ComplaintFedrico Garcia Lorca
HildebrandHilaire Belloc
The SleeperWalter de la Mer
A Process in the Weather of the HeartDylan Thomas
The OxenThomas Hardy
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My Classic Poetry Sites

AmorettiEdmund Spenser
Ballad of Reading JailOscar Wilde
Collected PoetryEdgar Allan Poe
Hebrew MelodiesGeorge Gordon Byron
Horatius Defends the BridgeThomas Babington Macaulay
Poems in Terza RimaVeronica Franco
The Rime of the Ancient MarinerSamuel Taylor Coleridge
Rubaiyat of Omar KhayyamEdward FitzGerald
Shakespeare's SonnetsWilliam Shakespeare
Sonnets From The PortugueseElizabeth Barrett Browning
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Only after the last river has been poisoned
Only after the last fish has been caught
Only then can we realise that money can not be eaten
- Cree Indian Prophesy