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tone poem

(Encyclopedia) tone poem: see symphonic poem.

symphonic poem

(Encyclopedia) symphonic poem, type of orchestral composition created by Liszt, also called tone poem. Discarding classical principles of form, it begins with a poetic or other literary inspiration.…

Brewer's: Catchpenny

A worthless article puffed off to catch the pennies of those who are foolish enough to buy them. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894CatchpoleCatch-Club A B C…

Poems

  Contents Good-Bye Each and All The Problem To Rhea The Visit Uriel The World-Soul The Sphinx Alphonso of Castile Mithridates To J.W. Destiny Guy Hamatreya The Rhodora: The…

Sennin Poem

Sennin PoemThe red and green kingfishers flash between the orchids and clover, One bird casts its gleam on another. Green vines hang through the high forest, They weave a whole roof to…

Lyrical Poems

ContentsBefore the AltarSuggested by the Cover of a Volume of Keats's PoemsApples of HesperidesAzure and GoldPetalsVenetian GlassFatigueA Japanese Wood-CarvingA Little SongBehind a WallA…

War Poems

Meditations on War If these men do not die well, it will be a black matter for the king that led them to it . . . compiled by Erin Martin Related Links National Poetry MonthPoets on…

Poems and Meditations

Anne BradstreetContentsPrologueThe Author To Her BookBefore the Birth of One of Her ChildrenIn Reference to her ChildrenTo my Dear and Loving HusbandTo Her Father with Some VersesBy Night…

Selected Poems

Andrew MarvellContentsTo His Coy MistressOn a Drop of DewThe CoronetPortion of the Second Chorus from Seneca's Tragedy of ThyestesThe Nymph Complaining for the Death of Her FaunFleckno, an English…