Through the burgeoning university network, it was suddenly possible to think of oneself as a national poet, even if the nation turned out to consist entirely of English departments.
university, network, suddenly, possible, think, oneself, national, poet, nation
Widows tend either to fade away when husbands die, committing emotional suttee, or else find that a new life burgeons. Here in Christchurch, a lot of burgeoning goes on.
Widows, tend, fade, away, when, husbands, die, committing, emotional
I mark me how today the maples wear A look of inward burgeoning, and I feel Colours I see not in the naked air, Lance-keen, and with the little blue of steel.
mark, me, today, maples, wear, look, inward, feel, Colours