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Music In Poetry

I don’t know a thing about music, not really. I know what I like and what I don’t like. I was the kid the first grade music teacher gave the tambourine to and sat in the far corner. 476 more words



Here I am; reading, thinking & writing about roses, and then suddenly this poem comes along – almost as on demand …


A rose, rose. 207 more words


With Kindest Regards…

The humming and buzzing of pollinators has fled from our garden, leaving the dry rustling notes of August behind. Bee balm was the last flower for the butterflies and bumble bees and hummingbirds, and now it’s letting its hair down, another cycle complete, the chaos of its form still inviting. 22 more words


The Most Eminent Of Idiots

“Anyone who reads at all diversely during these bizarre 1920s cannot escape the conclusion that a number of crazy men and women are writing stuff which remarkably passes for important composition among certain persons who should know better.

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Woman With a Mango

Woman With A Mango (by Gauguin): Etta Cone

Gertrude you are a Gertrude are a Gertrude

no one in Baltimore is a Gertrude anymore

If you can’t say anything nice about anyone… 347 more words

Jane Eaton Hamilton