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Poetry Month: Day 25th – One of My Own

To those with whom we endure: Gracious and humble thanks for eating our burnt rigatoni our scorched macaroni All the little parts of us that char and deaden taste, feeling Thanks given for not loving some ideal Thanks given for … Continue reading

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Poetry Month: Day 19 – Mumford and Sons

“The Cave” It’s empty in the valley of your heart The sun, it rises slowly as you walk Away from all the fears And all the faults you’ve left behind The harvest left no food for you to eat You … Continue reading

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Poetry Month: Day 17 – Allen Gingsberg

I just can’t skip Gingsberg, he’s got one of the best senses of rhythm I’ve ever encountered. Especially if you want to rant and rave! He’s pedantic and arrogant and boastful, and Kurt Vonnegut does a great slam on Gingsberg … Continue reading

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Poetry Month: Day 12 – Emily Dickinson

Hope by Emily Dickinson “Hope” is the thing with feathers – That perches in the soul – And sings the tune without the words – And never stops – at all – And sweetest – in the Gale – is heard … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday: Day 5 of Poetry Month

This one will take a little explaining because I chose it for Easter. Behind a Wall – Amy Lowell I own a solace shut within my heart, A garden full of many a quaint delight And warm with drowsy, poppied … Continue reading

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Poetry Month Day 4: The Ballad of Reading Gaol

The Ballad of Reading Gaol – Oscar Wilde …And thus we rust Life’s iron chain degraded and alone: And some men curse, and some men weep, And some men make no moan: But God’s eternal Laws are kind And break the … Continue reading

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