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An intriguing popular poet who most of us have never heard of

There’s a very good article called “How the Best-Selling Poet Gets Forgotten” up at HappenStance.  (Helena Nelson, February 1, 2015.)  It’s about Alice Duer Miller, whose book The White Cliffs sold nearly seven thousand hundred copies in four years. 225 more words


Quotable Women ~ December 31st

“If it is very painful for you to criticize your friends – you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it – that’s the time to hold your tongue.” 6 more words


For the Respect of a Child

“Wherever I look,

I see signs of the commandment

to honor one’s parents

and nowhere of a commandment

that calls for the respect of a child.”

~ Alice Duer Miller

Sexual Abuse / Sex Slavery

The Heritage By Alice Duer Miller

ON summer evenings when the full moon shines
Serene and fair,
High in the crystal air,
On hillsides deep in birches and in pines,
Then in all hearts there stirs a hidden fire… 256 more words


A Lady's Choice By Alice Duer Miller

Her old love in tears and silence had been building her a palace
Ringed by moats and flanked with towers, he had set it on a hill… 75 more words


The white cliffs

The White Cliffs

I have loved England, dearly and deeply,
Since that first morning, shining and pure,
The white cliffs of Dover I saw rising steeply… 7,609 more words


Exile By Alice Duer Miller


At dead of night about the dying fire
They told a story how the dead appear;
And men, grown still with fear,
Forgot their old desire… 228 more words