Featured Poem: On A Drop of Dew by Andrew Marvell
This week's Featured Poem is perfect to consider on these crisp and chillier mornings, when you're likely to find more than just one drop of dew on the grass. Andrew Marvell wrote in the 17th century, and as a metaphysical poet concerned with a new expression and freedom at the time, found himself in good company with other poets including John Donne and George Herbert. Perhaps his most famous poem is To My Coy Mistress, and many of his works were not published until after his death. He has gone onto receive praise from more contemporary poets, including T.S. Eliot who described him as having 'a tough reasonableness beneath the slight lyric grace'.
We're hoping that it's just dew you'll find on the ground this Monday morning, but whatever the weather this poem will give you lots to ponder.
On A Drop of Dew
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