Funeral Poems, Readings, Music, Quotations & Thoughts

Loveliest of Trees, the Cherry Now

There has been talk in the media about how schoolchildren used to be made to learn poetry by heart. I know I was one of them and it seems I am not the only one who finds that some of those poems have stayed with me all my life. Here for instance is a poem from A E Housman's 'A Shropshire Lad', much loved and much recited. LOVELIEST of trees, the [...] Read more