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Poetry Classics: Dover Beach, By Matthew Arnold

"Dover Beach" is a lyric poem by the English poet Matthew Arnold. It was first published in 1867 in the collection New Poems, but surviving notes indicate its composition may have begun as early as 1849. The most likely date is 1851.

The City

The city has the power to beat you down, to hurt you, to destroy you. After a while, you no longer have the ability to tell wrong from right. And that's when it devours you.

All I Do Is Fall

Sudden losses and the floor - my Earth goes out away from me from beneath my feet...

Poetry Classics: The Dead Man Walking, By Thomas Hardy

"The Dead Man Walking" is a lyric poem centering despair and pessimism. A lyric poem presents the author's imaginative or emotional response to a person, a place, a thing, an event, or an idea. Unlike a narrative poem, a lyric poem does not tell a story.

Life Isn’t So Bad, Is It?

Just because things aren't going well in your life at the moment doesn't mean they won't improve. And most likely, someone out there has it way worse than you. Which begs the question, life isn't so bad, is it?

Next To Me

Sometimes all we need to get through this life is each other.

Heart Dog

A heart dog is the once in a life time dog who you really connect with. Few people get to experience this kind of connection with an animal, but when they do, it's truly beautiful.