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Poetry Friday: God's Grandeur by Gerard Manley Hopkins

I recently discovered Gerard Manley Hopkins and… dang. His poems are sometimes difficult to understand, but such a pleasure to read aloud. I love the sounds and interplay between words–they fill my mouth like rich food and I slowly chew the sounds, savoring each bite. 230 more words

Poetry Friday: "Through an Open Window"

Today I’m sharing the latest draft of the persona poem I’ve been working on for Laura’s Ditty Challenge over at Michelle’s blog, Today’s Little Ditty… 168 more words

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weekend breakfast poetry buffet

Good Morning!

Did you know that poetry is the most important meal of the day?

Spoon up a hearty bowl of metaphors, savor a sonnet, sip a warm couplet of coffee or tea. 872 more words

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NEW POETRY BY GARY ALLEN, SHEILA HAMILTON, AND HENRY BELL

GARY ALLEN has published fourteen collections of poetry, most recently Jackson’s Corner (Greenwich Exchange, London 2016). A new collection, Mapland has been accepted by Clemson University Press, South Carolina.  768 more words

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A Great Nephew and a Great Aunt, Guests-Brenda Harsham and Daughter, Anna

Hello, Great Readers of our series! Just In case you haven’t visited before, let me tell you a little about A Great Nephew and A Great Aunt… 298 more words

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Poetry Friday: "Spring at Pond Meadow"

About a week and a half ago, I shared a short video on my Facebook page, taken behind our house, along our property line. It was simply 10 seconds of a babbling brook, but it’s a quiet little place I like to go and bring the kids to relax and listen. 304 more words

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Lily of the Valley

stained glass frames
white bells, here and gone,
nature’s embroidery 91 more words

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