Old friends in verse

I've been reading poetry lately and my newest favourite is Warning by Maw Shein Win. Below are older friends, from school and old books and dusty libraries and long summer holidays, in approximate date order of writing.

The Flea by John Donne I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud by William Wordworth She Walks in Beauty by George Gordon, Lord Byron Hope Is The Thing With Feathers by Emily Dickinson Smuggler's Song by Rudyard Kipling Adelstrop by Edward Thomas Night Mail by WH Auden Walking Around by Pablo Neruda Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen A Martian Sends A Postcard Home by Craig Raine Warning by Jenny Joseph First Day At School by Roger McGough

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