A Short Analysis of A. E. Housman’s ‘Spring Morning’

Interesting Literature Alfred Edward Housman (1859-1936) was not a prolific poet – he published just two collections in his lifetime – but he was, and is, a popular one. ‘Spring Morning’, which was published in Housman’s less well-known second volume, Last Poems (1922), the long-awaited follow-up to his 1896 collection A Shropshire Lad, is aContinue reading “A Short Analysis of A. E. Housman’s ‘Spring Morning’”

‘Stars, I have seen them fall’: A Poem by A. E. Housman

Interesting Literature ‘Stars, I have seen them fall…’: this short eight-line poem by A. E. Housman (1859-1936) is untitled, so we’ve given its first line here. Although the stars seem to fall, they remain in the sky; although rain falls into the sea, the sea remains the same saltwater it has always been. Housman’s poemContinue reading “‘Stars, I have seen them fall’: A Poem by A. E. Housman”