Category Archives: Poems

Ode To Autumn – Poem by John Keats

  Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eaves run; To bend with apples the mossed cottage-trees, And fill all … Continue reading

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Ulysses as Read by Helen Mirren

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A Book – Poem by Emily Dickinson

There is no frigate like a book To take us lands away, Nor any coursers like a page Of prancing poetry. This traverse may the poorest take Without oppress of toll; How frugal is the chariot That bears a human … Continue reading

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Thinking on Thanksgiving

Psalm 95   Praise to the Lord, and Warning against Unbelief. 95 O come, let us sing for joy to the Lord, Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. 2 Let us come before His presence with [a]thanksgiving, Let us … Continue reading

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The Weaver

My life is but a weaving Between my God and me. I cannot choose the colors He weaveth steadily. Oft’ times He weaveth sorrow; And I in foolish pride Forget He sees the upper And I the underside. Not ’til … Continue reading

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Why English Is Difficult

We’ll begin with a box, and the plural is boxes, But the plural of ox should be oxen, not oxes. Then one fowl is a goose, but two are called geese, Yet the plural of moose should never be meese, … Continue reading

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Are You Quoting Shakespeare?

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