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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: EARTH VOICES FOR SPRING


EARTH VOICES
By Bliss Carman

I

I heard the spring wind whisper
Above the brushwood fire,
“The world is made forever
Of transport and desire. 634 more words

Poetry

Napowrimo 17 The Muse of Dance

Terzanelle

Terpsichore delights in dance,
inspires us with her grace
to pirouette and leap and prance.

Long ago, puritans with poker face,
on dancing girls would look askance, 124 more words

Rhyming Poetry

You cannot unburn what is burned

Today, a haunting and provocative villanelle from A.E. Stallings (1968-).

“Burned”

You cannot unburn what is burned.
Although you scrape the ruined toast,
You can’t go back. 122 more words

Poetry

Pseudo Psapphic Ode

The Napowrimo prompt a few days ago was for a poem in Sapphic metre.  Being devoid of inspiration I had the idea of writing a Sapphic Ode, as you do.   207 more words

Short Poetry

I Feel You (Rondeau)

I feel you linger on my skin,
You draw me out then pull me in
To feel your breath, to breathe your fire,
Lost and found in raw desire. 71 more words

Poetry

Discovering the Cento

So the other day, I was reading Robert Okaji’s poetry blog and he gave an example of a form of poetry I had never before heard of, the cento, a patchwork poem made from the lines of other poems. 307 more words

Inspiration

Springtime Explosion - Tritina

Spring arrives in blossom tree explosion
As cherry petals fall to kiss the earth
Of mother nature’s skirt of green and gold.

Beneath the tree the shades of sunshine gold… 52 more words

Poetry