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On Children

Your children are not your children.
They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself.
They come through you but not from you, 150 more words

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Because I Could Not Stop For Death

Because I could not stop for Death,
He kindly stopped for me;
The carriage held but just ourselves
And Immortality.

We slowly drove, he knew no haste, 61 more words

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WordPress Poetry Spotlight (PART 1)

I find it funny that when I started this blog it was mostly for my art and I only posted some old poems for something to share and keep my blog active, but suddenly (inspired by the many great poets I have found here) my love of poetry was renewed and I found myself writing poetry even faster than when I was younger.  133 more words

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Oh, Gods of Poetry!

Oh, Gods of Poetry!
Is there any Poe in me?
Is there any truth that I can say?
Imaginings as the curtains sway?

Scribbles in a bent-paged notebook, 225 more words

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One Art by Bishop

The art of losing isn’t hard to master;
so many things seem filled with the intent
to be lost that their loss is no disaster… 164 more words

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Poem for the week: Kay Ryan

INSULT

Insult is injury
taken personally,
saying, This is not
a random fracture
that would have happened
to any leg out there;
this was a conscious unkindness.
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