Hugh’s Journal

The feature Hugh’s Journals appears here each Sunday. For some basic background on Rev. Hugh Bebb Jones and his notebooks click here. Hugh’s notebooks have a number of poems in them… both good and bad. You will find pages with Byron and … Continue reading

Poetry Review: “To Wordsworth” by Percy Bysshe Shelley

In 1813, poet William Wordsworth, tired of being the starving artist, took a government job as stamp distributor in Westmorland. Shelley, among others (Browning wrote of Wordsworth’s decision to work for the government that he had once criticized, “Just for … Continue reading