Take the Granger's Guided Tour hereIn advance of National Poetry Month, Granger's is pleased to announce the Granger's Poetry Contest for high school students. See all the details here.
The French poet Verlaine gained some notice with the Parnassian poetry of Poèmes saturniens (1866) and Fêtes galantes (1869), in which "Cortège" and "Fantoches" appear, and becameread more
Your soul is a sealed garden, and there go
With masque and bergamasque fair companies
Playing on lutes and dancing and as though
Sad under their fantastic fripperies.
Though they in minor keys go caroling
Of love the conqueror and of live boon
They seem to doubt the happiness they sing
And the song melts into the light of the moon,
The sad light of the moon, so lovely fair
Poets Book of Days
March 30View Calendar of Days
What English poem by Edward Young enjoyed widespread popularity in early eighteenth century Europe, but was mostly forgotten by later generations?Answer
"The Complaint, or Night Thoughts on Life, Death and Immortality" was widely translated and became a cornerstone of the French Romantic School in its time.Previous Trivia Questions