Category Archives: Poetry

Emily Dickinson on Daylight Savings Time*

764 Presentiment – is that long Shadow – on the Lawn – Indicative that Suns go down – The Notice to the startled Grass That Darkness is about to pass –   *Admittedly, it’s highly unlikely that Ms. Dickinson while … Continue reading

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Vice

the last is the first to know that the first must needs be the last to be let go  

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Poetry is for Girls

I may occasionally write the junk, but rarely do I read it. And it is not because I don’t like it that I rarely read it… It’s because it, the really good stuff anyway, is so durn hard to read. … Continue reading

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This Is A Poem That Isn’t

This is a poem that isn’t But probably it could Even though it shouldn’t And even if it were It more than likely wouldn’t #anythingbutpoliticsrightnow    

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Poetry Is My Balm

Many of the haiku and other poems in Short Verses & Other Curses were written as a therapeutic balm in response to my cancer. I don’t know why or how I survived all that nonsense but I suspect writing the … Continue reading

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GLITTERS OF BLISS! | A Relating to Humans Poetry Feature

GLITTERS OF BLISS! by Priyanki   If the clouds could come & give me a ride I would sit on them & sway away in delight And ask them to take me in their cozy coat Covering me all in … Continue reading

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I Am Of Ireland by William Butler Yeats

#happystpatricksday   ‘I am of Ireland, And the Holy Land of Ireland, And time runs on,’ cried she. ‘Come out of charity, Come dance with me in Ireland.’ One man, one man alone In that outlandish gear, One solitary man … Continue reading

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A Prolific Poet

Originally posted on Chronicles of a Blogaholic:
“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” Robert Frost There’s a blogger I’ve been following since I began my blog. He’s one of the first bloggers that…

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“The Raven” – Read by the Master of Mystery and Scare

  The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe (published on this day in 1845) Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly … Continue reading

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Kicking the Year Off – Write: Poetry

Another day has passed Another year has passed And, woe, others shall pass anon Who amongst us needs such a curse As that which forever to us will elude As that which forever to us will delude Yea, instead, choose … Continue reading

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Haiku, Senryū, and the Subtleties In Their Similarities and Differences

If I had a bit more courage and a lot more scholarship, I would have discussed the similarities and differences between a haiku poem and a senryū poem in the introduction of my newly released book of poetry Short Verses … Continue reading

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When Dawn Winds Blow

The bare limbs scratching at the aching dawn — It’s not that… Is it?    

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Life Is

it’s funny, life is we are so busy living we forget to live   Let’s Send The Year Out In Poetic Style See Newsletter Love (007-15) for details Must be a subscriber to participate    

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