Category Archives: Swinburne (Charles Algernon)

Apples That Taste of Earth and Song

Apples bring out poetic creativity, all the more so because the West has seen them as the forbidden fruit. I share here a selection of tempting apple poems.

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Beholding the Summer Dead before Me

Shakespeare and Swinburne both write powerful poems about autumn.

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