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English Poems

Classic poetry from the public domain. Explore rhythm, rhyme, and pronunciation through classic verse.

This Living Hand
A haunting poem that may be the last verse Keats ever wrote.

At Tara today in this fateful hour
The Rune of St Patrick

Futility
“Futility” is a classic 14-line poem by First World War poet Wilfred Owen expressing the pointlessness of war.