John Clare: ‘I found the poems in the fields’
I found the poems in the fields And only wrote them down - John Clare, 'Sighing for Retirement' Jonathan Bate's biography of John Clare, which I have just finished reading, is a magnificent account of the life and work of the 'peasant poet' (an appellation he hated) that brings you as close to Clare as…
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Art Print of an Original Painting: John Clare on the Great York Road on the Way Back to Helpstone, 22nd July 1841 This is a digital print of my original oil on canvas painting, John Clare on the Great York Road on the Way Back to Helpstone, 22nd July 1841 on 220 gsm, acid-free, heavyweight
Poetry - An English Romantic like Wordsworth known as the peasant poet who sings of the folk love and knowledge of nature. From 'Sabbath Bells - I've often on a Sabbath day Where pastoral quiet dwells Lay down among the new mown hay To listen distant bells That beautifully flung the sound Upon the quiet wind While beans in blossom breathed around A fragrance o'er the mind... '
At Helpston: Meetings with John Clare
Buy At Helpston: Meetings with John Clare 1st Edition by Blythe, Ronald, Newcomb, Mary (ISBN: 9780956567222) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.