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4 Stanzas on Old Things

Deep shadows of history fall
On pavements trodden well in
A white city on bluffs that look
Over such quiet hills. Of

Signs and patience. The cries… 61 more words


A Favorite Poem (Issue #20)

Hello, there!

Welcome to this month’s “A Favorite Poem,” in which I share a poem that has recently captured my attention.

For those of you who don’t know, I studied English back in college with an emphasis on poetry, so while I can’t say that I’m a professional scholar in this field (not by a long shot), I am passionate by poetry and enjoy reading and picking out the nuances in literary tropes and meaning. 1,011 more words


Internal Familiar Systems

Forgiveness, tolerance, and all out watching and being vigilant without being in survival mode. Taking it easier. I wrote this poem about the inner parts that speak under the roof of one house. 286 more words

An Intoxicating Quality of Feeling

The enjoyment of beauty has a peculiar, mildly intoxicating quality of feeling. Beauty has no obvious use; nor is there any clear cultural necessity for it. 12 more words