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Sunday Sustenance (Poetry For The Soul), #1, 2016

‘To one who has been long in city pent’

To one who has been long in city pent,

‘Tis very sweet to look into the fair…

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Lies the seed that with the sun's love, in the spring, becomes the rose!

“Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly?”
― Emily Brontë, The Complete Poems…

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Your voice is wild and simple - Anna Akhmatova

“Your voice is wild and simple.
You are untranslatable
Into any one tongue.”

Anna Akhmatova, The Complete Poems
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Anna Andreyevna Gorenko(1889 – 1966), better known by the pen name Anna Akhmatova (Russian and Ukrainian), was a Russian modernist poet, one of the most acclaimed writers in the Russian canon. 134 more words



“Music, when soft voices die,
Vibrates in the memory,
Odours, when sweet violets sicken,
Live within the sense they quicken.
Rose leaves, when the rose is dead, 26 more words


"The Truth the Dead Know"

Gone, I say and walk from church
refusing the stiff procession to the grave,
letting the dead ride alone in the hearse.
It is June. I am tired of being brave. 109 more words