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Review: The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems

User Review  - Murat - Goodreads

The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems is one of the finest poem selections that I've ever read. Especially "Requiescat" and "The Grave of Keats" broke my heart. I couldn't help to wait for some ... Read full review

Review: The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems

User Review  - Tamkinat Rauf - Goodreads

The Ballad of Reading Gaol is an all time favourite. Read full review

Review: The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems

User Review  - Snufkin - Goodreads

Wilde is a real enchanter, and his poetry is full of beauty. Even the most painful sensations are expressed so melodiously, he manages to create wonder in every line... Read full review

Review: The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems

User Review  - Katie Hirose - Goodreads

I reread The Ballad of Reading Gaol probably once a month! Read full review

Review: The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems

User Review  - Erica - Goodreads

I reccomend reading it out loud, with a group of friends, outside in a grassy area. Read full review

Review: The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems

User Review  - Laura Lee - Goodreads

This is a review specifically of the titular poem, not the others in this collection. For me, this was the moment: The Chaplain would not kneel to pray By his dishonored grave: Nor mark it with that ... Read full review

Review: The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems

User Review  - Heba Naseem - Goodreads

i loved the ballad of reading gaol.. those within are maybe as ruthless as those that guard the cells. Read full review

Review: The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems

User Review  - Kara - Goodreads

I chose to memorize this and read it in 7th grade English Class because I loved it so much. Boy did I screw it up. Read full review

Review: The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems

User Review  - Matthew Rosas - Goodreads

What all poets should strive for...simplicity, beauty, and a seamless flow of words. Read full review

Review: The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems

User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

Reading Gaol is dark and well-crafted. Here's a sample: And all the woe that moved him so That he gave that bitter cry, And the wild regrets, and the bloody sweats, None knew so well as I: For he who lives more lives than one More deaths than one must die. Boom. Read full review


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