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World Poetry Day

March 21st is World Poetry Day!

One of my favorite sites to visit and read poetry is Representative Poetry Online.

They offer English and French language poetry over a period of some 1400 years. 504 more words

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The moon was a ghostly galleon!


    The Highwayman; by Alfred Noyes
 

                                        PART ONE

                                                 I

    THE wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees,
    The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas, … 1,016 more words

Poetry

A Lifetime of Memories

Everyone grumbled. The sky was grey.
We had nothing to do and nothing to say.
We were nearing the end of a dismal day,
And there seemed to be nothing beyond, 193 more words

Family

Word Cloud: DARKLING

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD

The long days of summer are a pleasant memory. Now the warm days grow fewer, and the Autumn nights are longer, with winter-chill in the wee hours. 2,913 more words

Poetry

Ghostly Galleon - m.joy


The Highwayman

The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees
The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas
The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor… 19 more words

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A ghostly galleon

I don’t suppose children learn poetry in school any more, and if any of them do, judging by some of the poets I’ve seen on the various syllabuses, it doesn’t strike me as the sort of thing they will remember for the rest of their lives. 337 more words

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