Who has Seen the Wind? By Christina Rossetti

Welcome to Poetry in the Evening Who Has Seen the Wind?” is a poem written by Christina Rossetti. The poem is a contemplation on the mysteries of nature and the human experience. Christina Rossetti uses vivid imagery and metaphors to convey the elusive nature of the wind and its impact on the world around us.Continue reading “Who has Seen the Wind? By Christina Rossetti”

Let It Be Forgotten by Sara Teasdale

Sara Teasdale’s poem “Let It Be Forgotten” is a brief yet powerful piece that reflects the poet’s desire to forget the past and move on. Let It Be Forgotten by Sara Teasdale Let it be forgotten, as a flower is forgotten, Forgotten as a fire that once was singing gold, Let it be forgotten forContinue reading “Let It Be Forgotten by Sara Teasdale”

“Dear March – Come In” by Emily Dickinson

“Dear March – Come In” is a poem by Emily Dickinson that explores the theme of nature and its changing seasons. Emily Dickinson structured “Dear March – Come In”, as a conversation between the narrator and March, personified as a guest being welcomed into the narrator’s home. The narrator is eager to greet March, asContinue reading ““Dear March – Come In” by Emily Dickinson”

After the Winter Rain by Ina Coolbrith

After the Winter Rain by Ina Coolbrith After the winter rain, Sing, robin! Sing, swallow! Grasses are in the lane, Buds and flowers will follow. Woods shall ring, blithe and gay, With bird-trill and twitter, Though the skies weep to-day, And the winds are bitter. Though deep call unto deep As calls the thunder, AndContinue reading “After the Winter Rain by Ina Coolbrith”

Spring Under the Cherry Blossoms

“What a strange thing! to be alive beneath cherry blossoms.” Kobayashi Issa, Poems Kobayashi Issa speaks of the beauty of life and the fragility of existence. The brevity of life and the transient beauty of cherry blossoms compels us to reflect on the briefness of a human life. There is a subtle call to action,Continue reading “Spring Under the Cherry Blossoms”

A Poem to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Welcome to Poetry in the Evening, I am your host, Rebecca Budd, and I look forward to sharing this moment with you. February 14th, Valentine’s Day is a special time of year to celebrate love and appreciation for the special people in our lives. Whether a significant other, a family member, or a close friend,Continue reading “A Poem to Celebrate Valentine’s Day”