Time for a poem by Walter De la Mare! Back in December, I posted an analysis of his poem Mistletoe. At that point, Carolee Croft had told me about the poem The Prince. Now, here is the full poem, in all its glory! Oh how wonderful to read it. Wanting to share the find with you all. Have a nice day, following the Easter weekend (for those of you who celebrated it). ♥ Christy
Hello again, friends, and sorry about my absence. I’ve been traveling about the UK and now I’m back in Canada feeling somewhat jet-lagged. I remembered a conversation I had with fellow blogger and wonderful poet Christy Birmingham of Poetic Parfait about Walter de la Mare. I wanted to tell her about one of my favorite poems by this author, but couldn’t find a link to it anywhere.
So I guess it’s up to me to put this masterpiece on the internet for all to enjoy.
This poems comes from a book called Rhymes and Verses: Collected poems for Young People. Some of the poems are quite creepy, though, and can be thoroughly enjoyed by adults as well. De la Mare often wrote about supernatural creatures such as ghosts, witches, fairies, or just mysterious unexplained things.
Anyhow, this particular poem has always been a favorite of mine because it’s about a…
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