corporeal friends are spiritual enemies

 This is the quote chosen for 4th October in The William Blake Calendar (1913).  This collection promises a Blake quote for everyday of the year. 4th October is National Poetry Day. If you would like poetry OER, you know where to look: Great Writers Inspire and First World War Poetry Archive.

Some highlights for national poetry day include: 

  • A servant who died in obscurity at 24, Mary Leapor is considered one of the most interesting poets of C18th; 
  • in 1730, the most talked about poet in England was agricultural labourer Stephen Duck 
  • Do we really know what Chaucer’s poetry sounded like?
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