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May - the fifth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar and popular for May Day and Workers Rights celebrations. for our poets, including Milton, Hopkins, Goethe, Wordsworth, and Longfellow, much else is on their minds, and of course, it's beautifully put.

The tracks are:

  • May - an introduction
  • Ode Composed on a May Morning by William Wordsworth
  • Song on May Morning, by John Milton
  • A Light Exists in Spring, by Emily Dickinson
  • May 1917, by John Jay Thompson
  • May 1918, by John Jay Chapman
  • May, by Sara Teasdale
  • In May, by William Henry Davies
  • May Magnificat, by Gerard Manley Hopkins
  • A Calendar of Sonnets - May, by Helen Hunt Jackson
  • May Song, by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
  • Over the May Hill, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • It Is Not Always May, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • The Young May Moon, by Thomas Moore
  • A Spring Poem from Bion, by Eugene Field
  • To a Primrose, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • To the Daisy, by William Wordsworth
  • By My Sweetheart, by Eugene Field
  • A Nuptial Verse to Mistress Elizabeth Lee, Now Lady Tracy, by Robert Herrick
  • Sympathy, by Emily Jane Bronte
  • May Night, by Sara Teasdale
  • Where Go the Boats, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • On the Sea, by Keats
  • The Rao of Ilore, by Laurence Hope
  • Sonnet to Lake Leman, by Byron
  • All Is Well, by Henry Scott Holland
  • The Bride, by Laurence Hope
  • The Gardener, by Rabindranath Tagore
  • Constantinople, by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
  • Late Spring, by Henry Van Dyke
  • The School Boy, by William Blake
  • Roots and Leaves Themselves Alone, by Walt Whitman
  • The Oak, by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

©2011 Portable Poetry (P)2011 Copyright Group

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  • 07-05-2017

Love all these Collections!

I have ALL of these. A Collection for each month. They are wonderful, and I love the readers. I love poetry, especially when read by great reader's who know how to read it correctly, and give it life.

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