Tag Archives: Poem

Eating Poetry or Chicken Soup for the Art Journalist Soul

I don’t know if it is the same for anyone else, the more I read, the more I create art and see art, and think about art, something happens to the way I think and how I see things as … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Maya Angelou

Happy birthday to writer, poet, activist, and national treasure, Dr. Maya Angelou. I haven’t always loved poetry the way I do today. I wasn’t exposed to much of it until recently and most of my reading focused on books and … Continue reading

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Leaning and Loafing with Walt Whitman

Considering how much I love Jane Austen, I really didn’t think I would mind having her dominate so much of my month but when I found myself sneaking in stanzas of Whitman’s Song of Myself like a kid with a … Continue reading

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The Final Poem of National Poetry Month 2013

Hey guys! It is April 30th, which means that National Poetry Month is at an end and my Poem – a -Day posts are also coming to a close. I hope you have enjoyed my celebration of Poetry this past … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day: Birches by Robert Frost

I couldn’t let National Poetry Month go by without posting a poem by Robert Frost. But where most people have “The Road Less Traveled” as their go-to Frost poem, I have always loved Birches best of all his poems (although … Continue reading

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Musing about Mockingbirds…

As I may have mentioned, my husband, Rob and I have been reading To Kill a Mockingbird together for the past couple of weeks. We would take turns reading aloud, alternating each chapter. Today, we finished the book which was … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day: I am Much too Alone In This World, Yet Not Alone Enough

A new (to me) favorite poem: I Am Much Too Alone in This World, Yet Not Alone by Rainer Maria Rilke I am much too alone in this world, yet not alone enough to truly consecrate the hour. I am … Continue reading

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Poem – a – Day: Maggie and Millie and Molly and May by e. e. cummings / Leave Your Sleep by Natalie Merchant.

For today’s poem of the day, I wanted to share a version of e. e. cumming’s “Maggie and Millie and Molly and May” that I particularly love. A few years ago, inspired by the act of reading poetry with her … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day: The Land of Nod

Yesterday, instead of posting my poem of the day, I got distracted and talked into doing an impromptu photo shoot of tiny kitties before the two oldest kittens went to their new home. But I think you will forgive me … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day: The Naming of Cats by T. S. Eliot

My sister, who is very active with local feral cat Trap/Neuter/Return efforts through an organization called Guardians of Rescue, recently rescued some kittens from a shed that was being torn down. Since these little babies are really too young to … Continue reading

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