When I heard the Learn’d astronomer

Walt Whitman Mere numbers, charts, and diagrams cannot sum up the mystery, power, and beauty of the universe. To begin to understand the wonder of the universe, one must view it through the lens of the unaided eye rather than the lens of the calibrated telescope in order see a  When I heard the learn'd ... Continue Reading →

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WB YEATS The Song of Wandering Aengus

  THE SONG OF WANDERING AENGUS   WB YEATS [In labelling it “song”, the lyrical aspect of this poem is emphasised. The  adjective “wandering” has  connotations of someone endlessly search for something.] I WENT out to the hazel wood, Because a fire was in my head, And cut and peeled a hazel wand, And hooked... Continue Reading →

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