The Burning Babe Poem by Robert Southwell Summary, Notes and Line by Line Explanation in English for Students

Introduction  “The Burning Babe” is a lyric poem written by the English Jesuit priest, Robert Southwell. The poem was written in 1595 and was published posthumously in a poetry collection called St. Peter’s Complaint. This collection is famously known to contain poems that Southwell wrote while he was imprisoned in the Tower of London. “The … Read more