Monday, 15 July 2013

AlphaPoem of the Week - Mrs Darwin

As I've resurrected my blog, it's time to resurrect my Poem of the Week.

Here's a quickie from Carol Ann Duffy's The World's Wife - a collection of poetry written from the point of view of the female consorts of many great male figures.

I'm reading a book about genes, evolution and natural selection at the moment, so this appealed.  Hope you enjoy it!

Mrs Darwin   by Carol Ann Duffy

7th April 1852
Went to the Zoo.
I said to Him –
Something about that Chimpanzee over there reminds me of

1 comment:

  1. I would love to know more on natural selection, but I never seem to get round to doing the research. Great poem pick for your blog resurrection. :)