Tag Archives: Collections of Poem

Poem – Several Questions Answered

What is it men in women do require? The lineaments of Gratified Desire. What is it women do in men require? The lineaments of Gratified Desire. The look of love alarms Because ’tis fill’d with fire; But the look of … Continue reading

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Poem – Upon a Dying Lady

I Her Courtesy WITH the old kindness, the old distinguished grace, She lies, her lovely piteous head amid dull red hair propped upon pillows, rouge on the pallor of her face. She would not have us sad because she is … Continue reading

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Poem – No Doctor’s Today, Thank You

They tell me that euphoria is the feeling of feeling wonderful,well,  today I feel euphorian, Today I have the agility of a Greek god and the appetitite of a Victorian. Yes, today I may even go forth without my galoshes, … Continue reading

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Sonnet of Motherhood XXIX – Zora Bernice May Cross 

How strangely lone unto myself I grow, Listening and looking for I know not what; Turning my head with terror cold and hot At wandering whispers of a music low! Familiar pieces of my being flow Far, far away, to … Continue reading

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North Haven – Elizabeth Bishop

In Memoriam: Robert Lowell  I can make out the rigging of a schooner a mile off; I can count the new cones on the spruce. It is so still the pale bay wears a milky skin; the sky no clouds … Continue reading

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Uncle Jim – Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis

‘I got no time fer wasters, lad,’ sez ‘e,  ‘Give me a man wiv grit,’ sez Uncle Jim.  ‘E bores ‘is cute ole eyes right into me,  While I stares ‘ard an’ gives it back to ‘im.  Then orl at … Continue reading

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Geography Lesson – Brian Patten

Our teacher told us one day he would leave  And sail across a warm blue sea  To places he had only known from maps,  And all his life had longed to be.  The house he lived in was narrow and … Continue reading

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