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“lines / written in early spring”

I heard a thousand blended notes,
While in a grove I sate reclined,
In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts
Bring sad thoughts to the mind.

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William Carlos Williams' Failed Attempts At Writing His Poem, "This Is Just To Say"

This is just to say I have eaten the plums that were in the icebox. And by the way, I noticed they weren’t organic or locally grown. 283 more words

Literary License

No man can adequately represent the genius that is David Foster Wallace

Today wouldn’t be complete without mentioning that  it is (widely believed to be) William Shakespeare’s birthday today. If the man were immortal, he would have turned 450. 217 more words


First Thought Sonnet?

First Thought Sonnet?

Absent light, sun of day

marching poetic rhymes.

Fun games time to play

remembering lunch time.

Institution, start evolution

noon-time get out to play.

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Psalm 42 - Deep Calleth Unto Deep

Deep calleth unto deep *
filling my heart with hope
greater than my mind

The first line of my poem is from Psalm 42: 7 (KJV).

Easter Poetry

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Todd Erick Pedersen is a prose poet, essayist and novelist whose most recent work is Sophia. His writings strive to evoke the cross-section between our dreams and the spirit, with a natural sense of wonder and the turning seasons of the Earth. 62 more words


Brandie-Blog: The Giving Tree: An Exercise in Allegoresis

Editor’s Note: Today, something a little different. The Giving Tree isn’t a girl–at least not in the human sense of the word. But she is  2,229 more words