Who is Mary Elizabeth Coleridge



Mary Elizabeth Coleridge Mary Elizabeth Coleridge (23 September 1861 – 25 August 1907) was a British novelist and poet who also wrote essays and reviews. She taught at the London Working Women's College for twelve years from 1895 to 1907. She wrote poetry under the pseudonym Anodos, taken from George MacDonald; other influences on her were Richard Watson Dixon and Christina Rossetti. Robert Bridges, the Poet Laureate, described her poems as 'wo...
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Mary Elizabeth Coleridge Poems

  • Chillingham
    I
    Through the sunny garden
    The humming bees are still;
    The fir climbs the heather, ...
  • The Deserted House
    There's no smoke in the chimney,
    And the rain beats on the floor;
    There's no glass in the window,
    There's no wood in the door; ...
  • The Train
    A green eye-and a red-in the dark.
    Thunder-smoke-and a spark.

    It is there-it is here-flashed by. ...
  • Unwelcome
    |WE were young, we were merry, we were very very wise,
    And the door stood open at our feast,
    When there passed us a woman with the West in her eyes,
    And a man with his back to the East. ...
  • Vale` - Egypt's Might Is Tumbled Down
    Egypt's might is tumbled down
    Down a-down the deeps of though;
    Greece is fallen and Troy town,
    Glorious Rome hath lost her crown, ...
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Never 10 Heart 8 Love 8 I Love You 8 Earth 7 Long 6 White 5 Away 5 True 5 World 4


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  • Malikashiii: the other side of a mirror i sat before my glass one day, and conjured up a vision bare, unlike the aspects glad and gay, that erst were found reflected there – the vision of a woman, wild with more than womanly despair... -mary elizabeth coleridge
  • Michaelgreenspa: something beautiful. based on a poem by mary elizabeth coleridge. the lake lay blue below the hill. o'er it, as i looked, there flew across the waters, cold and still, a bird whose wings were palest blue. the sky above was blue at last,
  • Sam_chaise: i saw a stable, low and very bare, a little child in a manger. the oxen knew him, had him in their care, to men he was a stranger. the safety of the world was lying there, and the world's danger. --mary elizabeth coleridge
  • Ngireland: the picture was printed and hand-coloured by artists at the cuala press in 1910 and sold as a popular christmas card, featuring poetry by the british novelist mary elizabeth coleridge.
  • Lovecarousel: marriage by mary elizabeth coleridge
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