Category Archives: Poetry

Ring Out, Wild Bells

Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky, The flying cloud, the frosty light; The year is dying in the night; Ring out, wild bells, and let him die. Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, … Continue reading

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My favorite poems

They are varied in topic, mood and complexity, spanning the centuries and my exposure to poets and poetry at various times in my life, and with various people. We read poetry aloud in my home when I was a child, … Continue reading

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Celebration of Summer in Verse

I haven’t blogged about poetry for a couple of months, so I thought it would be nice to revisit this post from 2017, about summer. I really love summer, especially the earliest part, and I know that I’m not alone. … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Nostalgia, Poetry | 4 Comments

Today’s Twitter hits …

Wasn’t going to do a Twitter Hits post today, but then I saw this. Love Sean Spicier! We should see about putting these ICE raids on PPV…could probably pay off the national debt and give us all free healthcare — … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, AOC, Current Events, Faith, Government, Humor, Illegal Immigration, Law, Music, Poetry, Politics, Refugees & Aliens, Social Media, Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Shakespeare’s flowers (and herbs) …

“There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance; pray, love, remember;

Posted in Hobbies & General Interest, Poetry, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Happy birthday, Jessie!

Forgive me while I indulge myself with memories and thoughts of the most important person ever in my life – my mother – on her birthday. My mother, Jessie, was born on a farm in the Michigan ‘thumb’ on April … Continue reading

Posted in Family, History, Poetry, Uncategorized | 10 Comments

SIXTY: Bill’s Excellent Government-Regulated Birthday Adventure

Posted in Government, Humor, Nostalgia, Poetry, The Culture, Uncategorized, Whittle | 1 Comment