Part III: Cure me with Quietness

The most important lessons we can learn when we are ill are to be quiet in ourselves, to discover new sensibilities ,
and to find how much there is in life to appreciate and be thankful for.
(Selected titles are links to the poem texts.)

Ruth Pitter     Cure me with quietness

W B Yeats     The Lake Isle of Innisfree

Wendell Berry     The Peace of Wild Things

Coventry Patmore     Magna Est Veritas

William Soutar     The Room

Molly Holden     Proverb

Elizabeth Bishop     I am in need of music

Alfred Tennyson     from The Lotos-Eaters

John Fletcher     Care-charming Sleep

Siegfriend Sassoon     Falling Asleep

Po Chu-i     Being Visited by a Friend during Illness

Dinah Maria Craik     Friendship

Sasha Moorsom     Jewels in My Hand

William Shakespeare     Sonnet 30: When to the sessions of sweet silent thought

Oscar Hammerstein     You’ll Never Walk Alone

Thomas Hood     I Remember, I Remember

Dylan Thomas     Fern Hill

 

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Poems of Consolation in Time of Illness

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