Maitland Area School English Studies


The following table has a list of the poems we are studying this year. You can click on the link to see each poem.

On the poem's discussion page, please write comments, reactions, poems this reminds you of, and so on.

Arrows of Desire Program 1
Page
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The Tyger by William Blake
126
24

Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll


28
In Just/Spring by E. E. Cummings


24
Program 2



Prayer Before Birth by Louis MacNeice


42
The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost


20
Program 3



Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley


14
Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen
263
28

Program 4



Do not go gentle into that good night by Dylan Thomas
305
19

Musée des Beaux Arts by WH Auden
289
23

I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died by Emily Dickinson
200
12

Program 5



Follower by Seamus Heaney


24
Gypsies by John Clare


14
Program 6



The Willing Mistriss by Aphra Behn


24
An Irish Airman Foresees his Death by WB Yeats


16
Composed Upon Westminster Bridge by William Wordsworth
135
14

Adlestrop by Edward Thomas


16
Program 7



The Flea by John Donne


27
Program 8



Not Waving but Drowning by Stevie Smith
356
12

The World’s Contracted Thus



Song: Goe and catche a falling starre by John Donne
41
27

Holy Sonnet VII by John Donne
52
14

Holy Sonnet X by John Donne
52
14

To his coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell
79
46

Mending Wall by Robert Frost
226
45

Putting in the seed by Robert Frost
230
14

Out, Out – by Robert Frost
230
34

The Second Coming by W B Yeats
213
32

Mothers and Daughters by David Campbell
262
8

On the birth of a Son by David Campbell
263
14

The Night Ride by Kenneth Slessor
268
17

South Country by Kenneth Slessor
274
20

Beach Burial by Kenneth Slessor
278
20

Bullocky by Judith Wright
308
28

The Bull by Judith Wright
309
15

Train Journey by Judith Wright
310
16

The Send-Off by Wilfred Owen
260
20

Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen
265
14

God’s Grandeur by Gerard Manley Hopkins
206
14

I wake and feel the Fell of Dark by Gerard Manley Hopkins
209
14

The Lamb by William Blake
124
20

The Sick Rose by William Blake
128
8

A poison tree by William Blake
127
16

The Garden of Love by William Blake
128
12

Never seek to tell thy Love by William Blake
131
12

And Death shall have no dominion by Dylan Thomas
305
27

The Love song of J Alfred Prufrock by T S Eliot
239
131

Funeral Blues by W H Auden


16
Spring by Gerard Manley Hopkins


14
Mid term break by Seamus Heaney


22
The Lily by William Blake

4

Homecoming by Bruce Dawe