Teagans Selected Poetry
2009

Introduction

I would like to thank you for visiting me again. Your emails and suggestions have all been duly noted and I hope this year we will provide just as great a pleasure as we have in the past. Please don't stop sending me your creative comments and suggestions about the poetry you would like to see here.
Nine 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 weekend one of these poems is posted in the Tir na nOg. Please feel free to post comments there about how you felt about it> Often you will also see links where further information about each one of these poems can be found.

My 2009 Selected Poetry

Passionate PilgrimWilliam Shakespeare
HallelujahLeonard Cohen
Sonnet 134Francesco Petrarca
Woman to ChildJudith Wright
Meditation on a BoneA.D. Hope
Where the Mind isTagore
Ordinary MiraclesErica Mann Jong
Love's SecretWilliam Blake
The FleaJohn Donne
DiscoverySophia de Mello
On Self KnowledgeKahlil Gibran
A Singer of the BushA.B. (Banjo) Patterson
DichterliebeGwen Harwood
Between Us NowThomas Hardy
SpicewoodLizette Woodworth Reese
On Easter DayOscar Wilde
O my Love! Come to my houseKabir
For All We Have And AreRudyard Kipling
Australia To EnglandArchibald T. Strong
A Russian SongAlexei Koltsov
Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good NightDylan Thomas
Forth went the sowerAlexander Pushkin
An Exile's FarewellAdam Lindsay Gordon
The Castle on the MountainJohann Wolfgang von Goethe
On the Night TrainHenry Lawson
To my distant loveM Vasalis ~ Trans by L Roovers
A FarewellAlfred, Lord Tennyson
Don't Go Far OffPablo Neruda
Ditty of First DesireGarcia Lorca
The Best Thing in the WorldElizabeth Barrett Browning
An Old Man's Winter NightRobert Frost
EndymionHenry Wadsworth Longfellow
The GardenEzra Pound
When the Rose is FadedWalter De La Mare
I Know Why the Caged Bird SingsMaya Angelou
On Reason and PassionKahlil Gibran
FriendRabindranath Tagore
Architectural MasksThomas Hardy
Songs of Travel and Other VersesRobert Louis Stevenson
Ha'nacker MillHilaire Belloc
Sonnet 292Francesco Petrarca
The DonkeyG. K. Chesterton
The Human SeasonsJohn Keats
Before I KnockedDylan Thomas
The navigatorsJudith Wright
ByzantiumWilliam Butler Yeats
The Scots of the RiverinaHenry Lawson
Chaplain to the ForcesWinifred M Letts
Guns Of VerdunPatric R Chalmers
The Cows on Killing DayLes Murray
If love make me forswornWilliam Shakespeare
In praise of Eliza,Edmund Spenser
SuzanneLeonard Cohen
The Fair SingerAndrew Marvell
A Christmas Ghost StoryThomas Hardy
Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht (Silent Night)Joesph Mohr
Auld Lang SyneRobert Burns
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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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The Poets Garret
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Only after the last tree has been cut down
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