Tag: poetry

Bookish: More two-sentence reviews.

It really has been ages since I’ve done a book review on here so I’m back with more two sentence reviews for my fall reads. Thank goodness for WeBook which helps me at least keep track of what I’ve read or I’d have completely… Continue Reading “Bookish: More two-sentence reviews.”

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A poem for sharing.

I was looking for a wedding song for a friend, tossing around the idea of putting a poem to music rather than doing a conventional/ridiculous love song. Found this, and although it’s not what I needed it moved me to share it. Mary Oliver… Continue Reading “A poem for sharing.”

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Morning reading.

Each morning I am waking poetry; you read my body with your hands. Hear the shape of my words tactile, deciding which form I am today. Sonnet, ballad, free verse, ode? Bringing me coffee you climb back into warmth written over a night of… Continue Reading “Morning reading.”

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Thinking about poems and stories.

“When poets stopped telling stories, they not only lost a substantial portion of their audience, they also narrowed the imaginative possibilities of their art. As long as there have been potes, those poets told stories. Those stories were rarely about their own lives but… Continue Reading “Thinking about poems and stories.”

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Another Sandburg poem.

I bought the complete collected works of Carl Sandburg yesterday at a secondhand bookstore in Ottawa – and am sufficiently enamoured of this poem to post it here. It’s a great one for reading outloud. I’m in love with Sandburg at the moment. Hammers… Continue Reading “Another Sandburg poem.”

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