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The Snow by Emily Dickinson

On an evening when a big snow storm arrives over New England, we need a snow poem by a New England poet. Emerson’s snow storm poem was posted here already.  164 more words


We Make Our Vows Together With All Beings

One more Gary Snyder poem before I move on to other things. The man in the woods and the doe in the thicket are related at lunch. 55 more words


From the Heart - A Journey of Love called "great recommendation"

Hadel Ma’ayeh’s book of poems, haikus and sayings From the Heart – A Journey of Love (Hope & Life Press, 2014) has just been selected by Austin Roarers™ as a “ 53 more words


limbo (a poem)


The days are short,
The sun a spark
Hung thin between
The dark and dark.

Fat snowy footsteps
Track the floor,
And parkas pile up… 31 more words

Midwest Photography

For the Children by Gary Snyder

“Human societies have their own nutty fads, mass delusions, and enabling mythologies. Daily life still gets done. Wild nature is probably equally goofy, with a stunning variety of creatures somehow getting by in all these landscapes.

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Hay for Horses by Gary Snyder

Here is a well known Gary Snyder poem. A farmer poet, a western poet, an environmentalist, a California cool poet, our connection to the Beat poets, I think of him as a spiritual man, a Buddhist if anything. 192 more words


Dallas - Late Afternoon in December

Afternoon light

bounces from  

the pictures you

nailed to the walls

that kept us out.  

Soft power blue

and damask silk

still speak of 

unmet promises, 34 more words