Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Poetry Corner

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Thoughts and Considerations for National Poetry Month By Norah Christianson April, yes, and you might have heard that April is National Poetry Month. APRIL not because, as I used to think,...

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After Making Love We Hear Footsteps By Norah Christianson After Making Love We Hear Footsteps ~ By Galway Kinnell For I can snore like a bullhornor play loud...

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A Ritual to Read to Each Other By Norah Christianson A Ritual to Read to Each Other By William Stafford If you don't know the kind of person...

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By Norah Christianson Poetry ~ Marianne Moore I too, dislike it: there are things that are important beyond all this fiddle. Reading it,...

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By Norah Christianson In 1999, UNESCO proclaimed March 21 as World Poetry Day. Every day is some kind of day. Potato Chip Day, Take Your...

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By Norah Christianson The Lake Isle of Innisfree ~ William Butler Yeats I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree,And a small cabin build there,...

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 By Norah Christianson Spring is like a perhaps hand ~~ e. e. cummings Spring is like a perhaps hand(which comes carefullyout of Nowhere) arranginga window,into which people look...

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By Norah Christianson InvictusWilliam Ernest HenleyOut of the night that covers me,      Black as the pit from pole to pole,I thank whatever gods may be      For my...

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By Norah Christianson Caged Bird  - Maya Angelou A free bird leapson the back of the wind   and floats downstream   till the current endsand dips his wingin the orange...

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By Norah Christianson Strange FruitAbel Meeropol Southern trees bear a strange fruitBlood on the leaves and blood at the root Black bodies swingin' in the Southern breeze Strange...

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By Norah Christianson Sonnets to Orpheus   IV - Rainer Maria Rilke, translated by Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy edited by Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy You...