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Tornado Child by Kwame Dawes

Tornado Child

For Rosalie Richardson

     I am a tornado child.

I come like a swirl of black and darken up your day;
I whip it all into my womb, lift you and your things, 209 more words


poet's corner: a late walk by Robert Frost (american poet 1874-1963)

When I go up through the mowing field,

The headless aftermath,

Smooth-laid like thatch with the heavy dew,

Half closes the garden path.

And when I come to the garden ground, 68 more words

I taste a liquor never brewed

I taste a liquor never brewed,
From tankards scooped in pearl;
Not all the vats upon the Rhine
Yield such an alcohol!

Inebriate of air am I, 61 more words

David P. Dresbach

Title: Financial Consultant, Educator

Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

David P. Dresbach, Financial Consultant and Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Financial Planning.

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Remembering Extraordinary Poet Dick Allen

Ordinarily, I would begin such a subject with a basic introduction and offer a poem or two of theirs. But Dick Allen, former Poet Laureate of Connecticut and major American poet, had his own quiet but enduring impact on me, much like the way he touched and enlightened so many others. 1,770 more words


Still by A. R. Ammons 1912-2001

This seems like a fine poem for the Christmas season. Everything is magnificent with being. Archie Ammons was a man of rural and religious roots who became an essential American poet. 235 more words


To My Daughter

Hyam Plutzik, 1911 – 1962

Seventy-seven betrayers will stand by the road,
And those who love you will be few but stronger.

Seventy-seven betrayers, skilful and various, 84 more words