Category Archives: Poetry

A poem for today – Spring

Spring Nothing is so beautiful as Spring – When weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush’s eggs look little low heavens, and thrush Through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring The ear, it strikes like … Continue reading

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Romance – Poems and Songs for Valentine’s Day

Dedicated to lovers! Originally, I wrote this in honor of my 50th wedding anniversary. Of course, I was divorced long ago and, even if I had not divorced, my ex-husband is no longer alive, so it wasn’t a real anniversary. … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Shakespeare’s flowers (and herbs) …

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

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