Song of Myself By Walt Whitman

Excerpts: Song of Myself By Walt Whitman Stop this day and night with me and you shall possess the origin of all poems, You shall possess the good of the earth and sun, (there are millions of suns left,) You shall no longer take things at second or third hand, nor look through the eyes … Continue reading Song of Myself By Walt Whitman

Dafydd Ap Gwilym – The Nightingale of Dyfed

My lifeless fine leader, Deira's pursuer (the cascade of tears is ceaseless), my advocate, why did you leave me, my gold-giving friend, my mute stag? ~from Elegy for Llywelyn ap Gwilym, by Dafydd ap Gwilym Dafydd ap Gwilym was described by his fellow-poet Madog Benfras as Eos Dyfed, "the nightingale of Dyfed". Dafydd was born … Continue reading Dafydd Ap Gwilym – The Nightingale of Dyfed