Archives For Samuel Taylor Coleridge

It is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception and compassion and hope.”
Ursula K. Le Guin, writer,
who was born on this date, 1929
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Poem of the Day:
To the Autumnal Moon
Samuel Taylor Coleridge,
born on this date, 1772
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The Wake Up Call – October 21, 2014

 

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Today is the birthday of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge (born 1772).

Here are three favorite poems of his…

TO THE AUTUMNAL MOON
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Samuel Taylor ColeridgeTo A Critic
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

 

Who extracted a passage from a poem without
adding a word respecting the
context,
and  then derided it as unintelligible.

 
 
Most candid critic, what if I,
By way of joke, pull out your eye,
And holding up the fragment, cry,
‘Ha! ha! that men such fools should be!
Behold this shapeless Dab!–and he
Who own’d it, fancied it could see!’
The joke were mighty analytic,
But should you like it, candid critic?
 
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Youth and Age
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor ColeridgeVerse, a breeze mid blossoms straying,
Where Hope clung feeding, like a bee—
Both were mine! Life went a-maying
       With Nature, Hope, and Poesy,
         When I was young!

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