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Why did Sontag die...?

Why did Sontag die

when I was nine?

that our lives might have collided

on the cliff of time!

I bet she wore tobacco like perfume… 126 more words

Susan Sontag

poet's corner: ice and fire by Robert Frost (American poet 1874-1963)

Some say the world will end in fire,

Some say in ice.

From what I’ve tasted of desire

I hold with those who favor fire. 26 more words

The Gift to Sing-James Weldon Johnson

Sometimes the mist overhangs my path,

And blackening clouds about me cling;

But, oh, I have a magic way

To turn the gloom to cheerful day– 71 more words

Meteor Shower by Clint Smith

Meteor Shower

I read somewhere that meteor showers
are almost always named after

the constellations from which
they originate. It’s funny, I think,

how even the universe is telling us… 75 more words

American Poets

Brilliant Book Titles #82

You can reserve a copy online at South Dublin Libraries’ catalogue here.

Honored as a “Best Poetry Book of the Year” by Publishers Weekly… 241 more words

Who Is Emily Dickinson?

Who Is Emily Dickinson?

She’s a jilted bride
Treading Niagara Falls
Nothing but a barrel
To pour her heart into

Or maybe a stage actress… 87 more words


Martin Luther King Day 2017

A poem by Langston Hughes 1902-1967,  Harlem, as Barak Obama leaves office.


What happens to a dream deferred?

Does it dry up
like a raisin in the sun? 35 more words