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Amy Lowell Poetry

Poetry by Amy Lowell Amy Lowell (1874-1925) was a poet who, like Willa Cather, beautifully captured the mood of a specific time and place. We have referenced the following four poems by Amy Lowell in Literature and Composition (EIL2): “A … Continue reading

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The Garden by Moonlight by Amy Lowell

The Garden by Moonlight by Amy Lowell A black cat among roses, Phlox, lilac-misted under a first-quarter moon, The sweet smells of heliotrope and night-scented stock. The garden is very still, It is dazed with moonlight, Contented with perfume, Dreaming … Continue reading

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Midday and Afternoon from Spring Day by Amy Lowell

Midday and Afternoon by Amy Lowell From the poem “Spring Day” in Men, Women, and Ghosts (1916) Midday and Afternoon Swirl of crowded streets. Shock and recoil of traffic. The stock-still brick facade of an old church, against which the … Continue reading

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Bath from Spring Day by Amy Lowell

Bath by Amy Lowell From the poem “Spring Day” in Men, Women, and Ghosts (1916) Bath The day is fresh-washed and fair, and there is a smell of tulips and narcissus in the air. The sunshine pours in at the … Continue reading

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A London Thoroughfare 2 AM by Amy Lowell

A London Thoroughfare. 2 A.M. by Amy Lowell From Sword Blades and Poppy Seed (1914). They have watered the street, It shines in the glare of lamps, Cold, white lamps, And lies Like a slow-moving river, Barred with silver and … Continue reading

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