Tag Archives: Music

Variations on a Theme: Musicality and Mutability in Wordsworth and Christina Rossetti

Variations on a Theme: Musicality and Mutability in Wordsworth and Christina Rossetti   Mutability By William Wordsworth From low to high doth dissolution climb, And sink from high to low, along a scale Of awful notes, whose concord shall not fail; A musical but melancholy chime, Which they can hear who meddle not with crime, […]

Sonnet I – Jacob T. Reilly

I previously posted my most recent sonnet, Sonnet XXXV (I suppose 9 months ago isn’t very “recent,” but nonetheless it is the last sonnet I have written). Below is my first sonnet, and really the first poem I ever wrote. Written for my wife almost 5 years ago, my best friend and now brother-in-law, John […]