A recent birthday gift included the book Sea Glass: New and Selected Poems by Luci Shaw. I have mentioned Luci in some recent posts. In these warm summer nights I am enjoying turning the pages, and almost every poem is one that I would love to share. My choice today is greatly influenced by theContinue reading ““when you listen deep enough””
Today I am turning to the poem The Straight and Narrow by British poet Simon Armitage. It is such a fun poem, yet if we are not too fast, and read it carefully, and over and over again, possibility emerges beyond the first thought of nostalgia. The poem begins by recalling those “school career nights”Continue reading “Illuminated possibility!”
As promised in my most recent post, I am today turning to a poem by Walt Whitman titled Clef Poem. The poem was printed in his 1856 edition of Leaves of Grass. At some point in time the poem was abridged and known as “On the Beach at Night Alone.” Whitman, using the French wordContinue reading “The Key!”
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