Thursday, December 24, 2009

Poetry Advent Calendar 2009 - the final list

Advent's over: now it's time for prezzies and feasting and quaffing ... MERRY CRIMBOTIDE EVERYBODY!

01 Dec: The Oxen, Thomas Hardy
02 Dec: Annunciation, John Donne
03 Dec: En hiver la terre pleure, Victor Hugo
04 Dec: On the Morning of Christ's nativity, John Milton
05 Dec: We Three Kings of Orient Are, John Henry Hopkins
06 Dec: Winter is good --- his Hoar Delights, Emily Dickinson
07 Dec: Schoolboys in Winter, John Clare
08 Dec: To A Mouse, Robert Burns
09 Dec: The Wassail Song, traditional
10 Dec: Music on Christmas Morning, Anne Bronte
11 Dec: To a Locomotive in Winter, Walt Whitman
12 Dec: Facing Snow, Du Fu
13 Dec: A Christmas Carol, Christina Rossetti
14 Dec: The Burning Babe, Robert Southwell
15 Dec: Ceremonies for Christmas (excerpts), Robert Herrick
16 Dec: Good King Wenceslas, John Mason Neale
17 Dec: The Holly and the Ivy, traditional
18 Dec: Ring Out Wild Bells, Alfred, Lord Tennyson
19 Dec: Christmas Bells, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
20 Dec: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, traditional
21 Dec: Sonnet 97, William Shakespeare
22 Dec: The Minstrels played ..., William Wordsworth
23 Dec: Cocklorrel, Ben Jonson
24 Dec: Stille Nacht, Joseph Mohr

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