Love nature more | Lord Byron

BIG-poetry2017-01Jan

 

There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,

There is a rapture on the lonely shore,

There is society, where none intrudes,

By the deep sea, and music in its roar:

I love not man the less, but Nature more.

Lord Byron (1788-1824)

 

This piece appeared in my 2017 New Year greetings post:

A host of twelve rhyming beauties green / For the months of two-thousand and seventeen

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Sustainability-oriented poetry | Ten unforgettable pieces

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Sustainability-oriented poetry | Ten unforgettable pieces from Byron to Tennyson

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Better-dressed nature | Isaac Watts

BIG-poetry2017-11Nov

 

The tulip and the butterfly

Appear in gayer coats than I:

Let me be dressed fine as I will,

Flies, worms, and flowers exceed me still.

Isaac Watts (1674-1748)

 

This piece appeared in my 2017 New Year greetings post:

A host of twelve rhyming beauties green / For the months of two-thousand and seventeen

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Poetry is among the fertile points of the Wave Hypothesis for SUSTAINABILITY Engagement across boundaries

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A meaning to mind | Alfred Tennyson

BIG-poetry2017-10Oct

 

Any man that walks the mead

In bud, or blade, or bloom, may find

A meaning suited to his mind.

Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892)

 

This piece appeared in my 2017 New Year greetings post:

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A sensitive plant… | Percy Bysshe Shelley

BIG-poetry2017-09Sep

 

A sensitive plant in a garden grew,

And the young winds fed it with silver dew,

And it opened its fan-like leaves to the light,

And closed them beneath the kisses of night.

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

 

This piece appeared in my 2017 New Year greetings post:

A host of twelve rhyming beauties green / For the months of two-thousand and seventeen

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Poetry is among the fertile points of the Wave Hypothesis for SUSTAINABILITY Engagement across boundaries

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Good in everything | William Shakespeare

BIG-poetry2017-08Aug

 

And this our life, exempt from public haunt,

Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,

Sermons in stones, and good in everything.

William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

 

This piece appeared in my 2017 New Year greetings post:

A host of twelve rhyming beauties green / For the months of two-thousand and seventeen

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Poetry is among the fertile points of the Wave Hypothesis for SUSTAINABILITY Engagement across boundaries

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Spare that tree! | George Pope Morris

BIG-poetry2017-07Jul

 

Woodman spare that tree!
Touch not a single bough!
In youth it sheltered me,
And I’ll protect it now.

George Pope Morris (1802-1864)

 

This piece appeared in my 2017 New Year greetings post:

A host of twelve rhyming beauties green / For the months of two-thousand and seventeen

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#SUpoetry is part of The Sustainable University (SU) One-stop Shop | http://www.sustainableuni.kk5.org/

 

Poetry is among the fertile points of the Wave Hypothesis for SUSTAINABILITY Engagement across boundaries

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