Christopher John Reuel Tolkien died on 15 January 2020, at the age of 95, in Draguignan, Var, France.
Tag: English poets
‘I cannot come!’ they heard her cry. / ‘I was born Earth’s daughter!’
Few poets produced more great poetry at an earlier age than John Keats.
You would have to have a hard heart indeed not to feel pity for Clare and to hear the utter truth, sincerity and pathos of ‘I Am”.
These lines are a heroic quatrain in more than one sense. Such pure stoicism is rare in English.