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"Hope is a thing with feathers" -- Emily Dickinson

-Photo by Jim Champion

I came across a lovely poem today when my friend, Jeanne, asked me to read her some poetry via Skype.  She is recovering from surgery and needed me to do most the talking. 357 more words


On Such A Night by Emily Dickinson

…….On Such A Night

On such a night, or such a night,
Would anybody care
If such a little figure
Slipped quiet from its chair –  104 more words


10 Creepy and Haunting Poems About Ghosts, Madness, and Fairy Abductions

With Halloween coming up and spookiness in the air, it seemed like a good time to share ten of the most haunting, uncanny, and unsettling poems — that are also the most beautiful. 2,464 more words


Praying On Paper

If I can stop one heart from breaking,
I shall not live in vain;
If I can ease one life the aching,
Or cool the pain… 904 more words


Pear Mallows on All Hallows

Pear flavoured marshmallows from Gareth James, the chocolatier in Tynemouth were sampled during this morning’s Poetry with Friends session at Whitley Bay Library. The jury is still out on the mallows (sorry Gareth) but we love your chocolates and hot drinks! 133 more words

A Spider sewed at Night...


from Emily Dickinson:

A Spider sewed at Night
Without a Light
Upon an Arc of White.

If Ruff it was of Dame
Or Shroud of Gnome… 70 more words