Category Archives: Poems

Moonrise

I awoke in the Midsummer not to call night, in the white and the walk of the morning: The moon, dwindled and thinned to the fringe of a finger-nail held to the candle, Or paring of paradisaical fruit, lovely in … Continue reading

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Shelf Life: A Must-Read, Lifetime-Learning List for Men…and Women Part 3 By George Grant

  Readers are inveterate and unapologetic list makers.  Indeed, according to Umberto Eco, “Lists are the most necessary literary accessories of all.”  There are lists of books that must be read.  There are lists of books that must be reread.  … Continue reading

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Shelf Life: A Must-Read, Lifetime-Learning List for Men Part 2 By George Grant

Readers are inveterate and unapologetic list makers.  Indeed, according to Umberto Eco, “Lists are the most necessary literary accessories of all.”  There are lists of books that must be read.  There are lists of books that must be reread.  There … Continue reading

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A Girl’s Garden by Robert Frost

A NEIGHBOR of mine in the village Likes to tell how one spring When she was a girl on the farm, she did A childlike thing. One day she asked her father To give her a garden plot To plant … Continue reading

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Who Has Seen the Wind? By Christina Rossetti

Who has seen the wind? Neither I nor you: But when the leaves hang trembling, The wind is passing through.       Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I: But when the trees bow down their heads, … Continue reading

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Hello March!

Dear March – Come in – Poem by Emily Dickinson   DEAR March, come in! How glad I am! I looked for you before. Put down your hat— You must have walked— How out of breath you are! Dear March, … Continue reading

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Ode to A New Year

Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky, The flying cloud, the frosty light: The year is dying in the night; Ring out, wild bells, and let him die. Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, … Continue reading

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