An Evening with Alfred Lord Tennyson

How do we experience poetry? This is the question I have been considering for several years. A poem can be read from a page while sitting on a comfy chair in front of a roaring fire, on a sandy beach, in a library or on public transit. Poetry is portable. A poem can be heardContinue reading “An Evening with Alfred Lord Tennyson”

The Untravelled World

 “I am a part of all that I have met; Yet all experience is an arch wherethrough Gleams that untravelled world, whose margin fades For ever and for ever when I move.”  Ulysses – Alfred, Lord Tennyson I first met Alfred, Lord Tennyson when I was in grade 11, long after his passage through this world. The PoetContinue reading “The Untravelled World”