The Trees by Philip Larkin – Classic Poems Presented By Go Dog Go Cafe Baristas & Writers

As part of the Go Dog Go Cafe 'Classic Poems' series, I present the celebrated poem of Spring 'The Trees' by the most English of England's poets, Philip Larkin:   The Trees, by Philip Larkin The trees are coming into leaf Like something almost being said; The recent buds relax and spread, Their greenness is … Continue reading The Trees by Philip Larkin – Classic Poems Presented By Go Dog Go Cafe Baristas & Writers

Sonnet 123 by William Shakespeare| Classic Poems Presented By Go Dog Go Cafe Baristas

A classic poem Sonnet 123 by William Shakespeare presented by Liyona. No, Time, thou shalt not boast that I do change: Thy pyramids built up with newer might To me are nothing novel, nothing strange; They are but dressings of a former sight. Our dates are brief, and therefore we admire What thou dost foist … Continue reading Sonnet 123 by William Shakespeare| Classic Poems Presented By Go Dog Go Cafe Baristas

Hope is the thing with feathers – Classic Poems Presented by Go Dog Go Cafe’s Baristas

This poem by Emily Dickinson is one of my favorites. It speaks of the strength of hope in even the fiercest of storms. In all, hope endures. Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale … Continue reading Hope is the thing with feathers – Classic Poems Presented by Go Dog Go Cafe’s Baristas

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Classic Poems Presented By Go Dog Go Cafe’s, Barista’s

A Classic poem by Maya Angelou "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings", presented by Eugenia. Maya Angelou was an American author, actress, screenwriter, dancer, poet and civil rights activist best known for her 1969 memoir, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, which made literary history as the first nonfiction bestseller by an African American … Continue reading I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Classic Poems Presented By Go Dog Go Cafe’s, Barista’s

Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein, Classic Poems presented by Go Dog Go Baristas

This poem takes me back to 2nd Grade when our teaching assistant read us Shel Silverstein's eponymous book planting the seed of poetry in this young poet's mind. This was the alternate to The Giving Tree in my recent Into My Own reflections over at Fullbeard Lit. There is a place where the sidewalk ends … Continue reading Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein, Classic Poems presented by Go Dog Go Baristas