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Subject - Weather

I didn't expect this subject to be quite so full, but clearly poets enjoy describing weather in all its manifestations. Nature is a related subject.


  1. Sonnet on a Wet Summer by John Codrington Bampfylde
  2. April Rain by Mathilde Blind

    rain and sun and rainbows...

  3. London Snow by Robert Bridges
  4. Summer Wind by William Cullen Bryant
  5. Before the Rain and After Rain by Madison Cawein

    the ominous foreboding of an approaching storm and the beauty of the earth renewed

  6. Rain Music by Joseph Seamans Cotter, Jr.
  7. The Rain by W. H. Davies

    a beautiful image of refreshment and light

  8. Wind by Fannie Stearns Davis
  9. The sky is low by Emily Dickinson
  10. Of Bronze and Blaze by Emily Dickinson
  11. It sifts from leaden leaves by Emily Dickinson
  12. Heat by H. D. (Hilda Doolittle)
  13. The Rising of the Storm by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  14. Rhapsody on a Windy Night by T. S. Eliot
  15. The Snow-Storm by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  16. Morning-Rains by Michael Field
  17. On the Occurrence of a Spell of Arctic Weather by Paul Hamilton Hayne
  18. The Snowing of the Pines by Mary Thacher Higginson
  19. The chestnut casts his flambeaux by A. E. Housman
  20. Ode to the Northeast Wind by Charles Kingsley
  21. A Rainy Day in April by Francis Ledwidge
  22. Snow-flakes by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  23. The West Wind by John Masefield
  24. Morning Joy by Claude McKay
  25. Exposure by Wilfred Owen
  26. May by James Gates Percival
  27. Oh, gray and tender is the rain by Lizette Woodworth Reese
  28. Fog by Carl Sandburg
  29. The Sea-Breeze at Matanzas by Epes Sargent
  30. Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind by William Shakespeare
  31. A Description of a City Shower by Jonathan Swift
  32. Before the Squall by Arthur Symons
  33. White Fog by Sara Teasdale
  34. Gray Fog by Sara Teasdale
  35. The Storm by Sara Teasdale
  36. Frost by Edith Matilda Thomas
  37. Mist by Henry David Thoreau
  38. A Brilliant Day by Charles Turner
  39. The Frost Spirit by John Greenleaf Whittier

    the frightening and powerful Frost Spirit cannot defeat the Human Spirit

  40. Snowbound by John Greenleaf Whittier
  41. Blizzard by William Carlos Williams
  42. The Spring Storm by William Carlos Williams
  43. Address to a Child During a Boisterous Winter Evening by Dorothy Wordsworth
  44. Composed Upon Westminster Bridge by William Wordsworth
  45. Composed During a Storm by William Wordsworth

The subject indexes are a wonderful way to browse Poets' Corner, leading you to works you might not find any other way. I hope also that they can help the site to seem less overwhelming than it might at first. If you have suggestions or comments about the Subject Indicies please contact Jon Lachelt.

The quotes from Carl Sandburg on the heading of some of the subject pages are from his book of poems, Good Morning America.

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