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Robert Frost and Wendell Berry

The Pasture 

I’m going out to clean the pasture spring;

I’ll only stop to rake the leaves away
(And wait to watch the water clear, I may): 315 more words


"Closet of Red" - Saeed Jones

In place of no, my leaking mouth spills foxgloves.
Trumpets of tongued blossoms litter the locked closet.
Up to my ankles in petals, the hanged gowns close in, 64 more words


Look Back On Time With Kindly Eyes By Emily Dickinson

I came across the below poem while browsing through a recently acquired collection of the poems of Emily Dickinson.

Look back on time with kindly eyes, 16 more words

November Days in New England

Write-up & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com

As a journalist turned – as well – photojournalist, I keep my Nikon COOLPIX close at hand. Truth is I’ve been a shutterbug since childhood and love snapping pictures almost as much as I love to write. 369 more words

Jacqueline Bennett

The Daemon Knows, Literary Greatness and the American Sublime by Harold Bloom

Professor of literature at Yale since 1955, author of 40 books of criticism, Harold Bloom is still going strong. Dipping into the 500 pages of this book is like dropping in on the great old man’s graduate seminar. 320 more words


a dream of trees

There is a thing in me that dreamed of trees,
A quiet house, some green and modest acres
A little way from every troubling town, 127 more words

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