English Literature/Poetry

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@dip_cool (411)
India
December 13, 2006 4:11pm CST
Well very recently i have started to get interested in English literature and have read quite a few novels and poetry. So what do you like reading? Stories or poetry? i Prefer poetry as it makes me interpret the meaning all by myself.
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@lena2000 (2392)
• Belgium
14 Dec 06
I know not how, dear Lady love, To offer you my praise, I cannot fashion as I wish The words that I world raise. You stand afar, celestial Queen, The stars are in your crown, They spangle at each gesture's path And dust upon your gown. Perhaps I might recall the night You knelt beside the crib, The night when doors and casements shut And left a mountain's rib, Alone, exposed, to hoard you close Beside the new-born Child And seek in Joseph's kindly eyes For something worldly-mild. To counteract such mundane chill I hereby set my heart, Dim mirror of an Infant's warmth, Its flaming but a part, A small, sad part of Endless Love That came on Christmas day To show a mother wonder-bright To guide us on our way.
@dip_cool (411)
• India
14 Dec 06
umm...did u write it urself?
@gifana (4836)
• Portugal
13 Dec 06
English literature was good in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries but I haven't read any of the new material. I also love poetry written in the same time span but today's poetry turns me off. My preference is historical and biographical novels.
@dip_cool (411)
• India
14 Dec 06
you are so true.i really like the classic and renaissance period literatures.poets like keats,neruda,yeats are awesome.