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The Poetry of April

A Month in Verse
Length: 39 mins
Categories: Classics, Poetry

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Publisher's Summary

April - the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar heralds spring in earnest and, of course, April showers and perhaps other unsettled weather. For our poets, including Owen, Stevenson, Van Dyke, Hardy, and Shelley, the month provides a rich source for them to muse upon.

The tracks are:

  • April - an introduction
  • An April Fool, by Alfred Austin
  • Child's Talk in April, by Christina Georgina Rossetti
  • An April Day, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • Love Like an April Day Beguiles, by James Bland Burgess
  • the Famous Speech Maker of England or Baron Lovel's Charge at the Assizes at Exon, April 5th 1710, by Jonathan Swift
  • An April Love, by Alfred Austin
  • April, by Sara Teasdale
  • My April Lady, by Henry Van Dyke
  • April 1844, by Henry Alford
  • Elegy in April and September, by Wilfred Owen
  • Home Thoughts from Abroad, by Robert Browning
  • Rome - Building a New Street in the ancient Quarter, April 1887, by Thomas Hardy
  • Over the Lands in April, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Stanzas, April 1814, by Shelley
  • On a Nightingale in April, by William Sharpe
  • Here by the Brimming April Streams, by Phillip Savage
  • The Idlers Calendar - April - Trout Fishing, by William Scawen Blunt
  • April, by John Bannister Tabb
  • Sonnet to April, by Henry Kirk White
  • A Petition to April, Written During Sickness, by Susanna Blamire
  • It Was an April Morning Fresh and Clear, by William Wordsworth
  • The Soul of April, by Bliss William Carman
  • April Evening, France, April 1916, by John William Streets
  • Under the April Moon, by Bliss William Carman
  • April, by Algernon Charles Swinburne.

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