Pictures of Poems: “The Nurse’s Song,” William Blake, 1764. Also, the Kitty Planet.

One day my daughter had some new kitty stickers. She stuck them all over a piece of paper and said: “This is the Kitty Planet. Kitties live here. They all have houses with their bowls of water. The kitty planet has three moons. There is a monster there that doesn’t like kitties. He comes out […]

Pictures of Poems: “The Sensitive Plant, Part First,” Percy Bysshe Shelley

This week’s poem is by Percy Bysshe Shelley. He was a Romantic poet. Do you have a favorite Romantic poet? Sometimes I find myself asking people this at parties. Then I immediately think, ooooh that was a really stupid thing to ask someone at a party. This is why I am not very good at […]