‘To see a World in a grain of sand,
And Heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
And Eternity in an hour.’
– William Blake, ‘Auguries of Innocence’
Discover poetry to guide you through the trials and tribulations of life with this selection from Brian Nellist, spanning the years 1500-1900. This anthology has been edited with readers of all tastes in mind: a journey through four centuries of poetry to encourage further reading and exploration.
Read aloud and hear the ‘inexhaustible riches’ speak to you as you embark on your own poetical adventure.