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A Red, Red Rose

This poem is actually a Scottish song that turns up under the name of the celebrated Scottish poet Robert Burns in anthologies. It appears that Burns did not author it, but perhaps tweaked, polished, or presented it in a better way, as part of his project to preserve old Scottish songs. 203 more words

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National Poetry Day

Hey guys!  In honor of National Poetry Day being in a week, I decided to post a few of my favorite poems.  Hopefully, by the time National Poetry Day swings around, I’ll have written another poem or two (school has kept me incredibly busy), but for now I’ll share a few of my favorites.  764 more words


To You, From God

To: You

From: God

By BekahM

My darling, My sweetheart, My love, My dear

I am always with you, yes I am always near

My beautiful, My exquisite, My precious work of art… 217 more words



From childhood’s hour I have not been
As others were; I have not seen
As others saw; I could not bring
My passions from a common spring. 127 more words

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The Moon

Another childhood favorite in honor of the super moon, though a day late.

The moon has a face like the clock in the hall;
She shines on thieves on the garden wall, 99 more words

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Favorite Poems V: Poet's Tree

Underneath the poet tree,

Come and rest awhile with me,

And watch the way the word-web weaves

Between the shady story leaves.

The branches of the poet tree… 29 more words



I found this metaphor about how we choose oranges and relationships to be surprisingly intimate. This poem was originally posted here.


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