Category Archives: Poetry

Shakespeare’s flowers (and herbs) …

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

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Today in history: Paul Revere’s ride

First of all, the historical truth. Tara Ross On this day in 1775, Paul Revere makes his famous ride. I am so sorry to tell you that he did not really yell “the British are coming!” as he rode. But … Continue reading

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Proverbs 6 – Warnings against folly

It deserves to be repeated (and needed).

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General Discussion, Friday, March 24, 2023

Where bluebonnets grow . . . “This is the only place on Earth bluebonnets grow, and once a year they come an’ go at this old house here by the road. And when we die, we say we’ll catch some … Continue reading

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“Hope” is the thing with feathers . . .

This poem by Emily Dickinson came to my attention this afternoon. In this time of uncertainty, when it is difficult to see a path to a more positive tomorrow, I thought you might also like to read it. “Hope” is … Continue reading

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[little tree]

Written by e.e. cummings little tree little silent Christmas tree you are so little you are more like a flower who found you in the green forest and were you very sorry to come away? see          i will comfort you … Continue reading

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

Written by Robert Frost in 1922, and published in 1923 in his New Hampshire volume. According to Wikipedia, Frost wrote the poem in June 1922 at his house in Shaftsbury, Vermont. He had been up the entire night writing the long … Continue reading

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Christmas Poems and Songs

There have been so many poems and songs written for the Christmas season, both religious and secular, that the difficult part about this post is choosing what to include! We first acknowledge that the reason we celebrate Christmas is to … Continue reading

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Fall & Winter Verse

It seems like a poetry kind of day. Poetry. Thoughts that travel from the head through the heart and out through the fingers to become words on paper.

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Celebration of Summer in Verse

I really love summer, especially the earliest part, and I know that I’m not alone. The grass is green, the trees and flowers are blooming, birds are singing, bugs are buzzing. And a favorite poem that reminds me of these … Continue reading

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