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Blog - Mary Harwell Sayler

New ebook of poetry on Kindle!

The poems in Faces in a Crowd reminds us how much alike we are, even in our differences. These glimpses into human nature, spiritual matters, and our relationships with one another come alive in free verse, prose poems, and traditional poetry forms. 11 more words

Faith

My Poetry: The Eagle; Heaven's Hero

The Eagle; Heaven’s Hero

I fear the beating eagle’s wings heard high
Here hurling dark, devouring eyes against
Me, me, the bitter, bone-dry prey. With turns… 141 more words

Writing

My Poetry: The Lord of the Tree

Time ripples, rings the rim a thousand names;
Wood echoes mortal beauty scoring dew
A dappled drink of shade. Eternity
An evening aches as autumn bleeds, the lord… 72 more words

Catholic

My Poetry: An Exile

My rural city, country’d rock, whose folk
Flock, cliff, lift up, and down a glory gleaned
And foreigned, I, you welcomed, I
Have cast out. … 93 more words

Catholic

Said and done

What’s left to do when all’s said and done
and everyone’s lost but no one has won
when time’s turned your hopes into ghosts, and you’ve run? 102 more words

Poems (maybe Poetry, Too)

My Poetry: The Dragonfly

When summer glazes grass gold, graze its field
The dimmed diamond you are. Catch heaven’s haunt
Free fall his air, yet Death’s decreed force flees, 96 more words

Writing

Why do People not like Poetry?

Reading a few articles in my reader feed brought my eyes upon this article discussing the problem as to why people are not interested in poetry. 1,333 more words

Writing