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Thesis and Antithesis

I learned to write an essay in my seventies –
a skill I should have had when I was young.
Theme and rheme, subject affecting object, 89 more words

Rhyming Poetry

AN ELEGY FOR AUNTIE SUSIE

In loving memory of Susie Gomez-Chacon February 13, 1934 — February 12, 2015

Trees hang low this frozen morn
weighed down by silvery crystals of storm last night. 330 more words

Poetry

Matthew Buckley Smith: "The Dark Woods"

This haunting, wonderful poem combines everyday and modern objects into a mesmerizing litany, almost like a lullaby, that is unforgettable. Smith’s book, Dirge for an Imaginary World… 150 more words

Poetry

What a Gas

What is that gas the forests and the grasses think so cool?
Why it’s the product of combustion of our fossil fuel.
It’s oxygen and carbon atoms – two and one combined, 84 more words

Poetry

A Lover's Touch

His fingers dance in darkness on her spine
Each movement seeking virgin skin to touch,
An architect of gentlest design
A rhythmic masterpiece, almost too much.
78 more words

Poem

Timothy Murphy: Mentor

This moving poem by Timothy Murphy, a master craftsman, especially with the understated but highly emotional, shows his use of few words to get at the heart: 62 more words

Poetry

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: SARA TEASDALE ON THE MONTH OF MAY


By Sara Teasdale:


MAY

The wind is tossing the lilacs,
The new leaves laugh in the sun,
And the petals fall on the orchard wall, 410 more words

Poetry