Beauty/Nature Poems

The nature of beauty: 

I Say There Is No Physical Beauty   (“This skin, this flesh, this bone are but the clay of which we make our beauty.”)

Goddesses   (“Beauty so inward and effortless …”)

No Garden Flowers for Me   

“Peter Quince at the Clavier”  (Wallace Stevens)

Euclid alone has looked on Beauty bare  (Edna Millay)

Adam’s Curse    (W. B. Yeats)

“Beauty”  (Cynthia Gralla)

“Rothko and Cassandra”  (Bill Wolf)

The beauty of nature:

No Garden Flowers for Me

Reservoir (Day)

I Left My Mittens in the Smokies

Laguna Beach  (“… the beauty of the green cliffs rising above the hypnotic blue water….”)

“The Tyger” (William  Blake)

“In These Fields”  (Charlotte Mew)  (“Can I believe there is a heavenlier world than this?)

William Wordsworth’s poems

“Rothko and Cassandra”  (Bill Wolf)  (“… meant more to him than the sea and the sky, the sun and the moon.”)