Tag Archives: Poet

Take Your Poet to Work Day Giveaway!

It’s that time of year again! Take Your Poet to Work Day is coming up on Wednesday, July 16th  and your favorite poets are hopping off your bookshelf and invading your office! Last year, I was working from home on … 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: 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: April 22nd: Walt Whitman and Earth Day

Happy Earth Day everyone! I have been thinking about what poem I should post today that would be appropriate for the occasion and I have selected “Song of Myself” by Walt Whitman. There is something so organic about Whitman’s poem … Continue reading

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Poem – a – Day: April 20th and 21st: Playing Catch Up

Last night, I was attempting to post the poem of the day when my computer crashed… again. I took it as sign that a very difficult day really should end and went to bed instead of posting the poem. Sorry … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day: April 18th: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

It’s not hard to see that I am utterly obsessed with T. S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.” Even if you are new to my blog and haven’t read all the things that I have written about … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day: April 15th: Dirge Without Music by Edna St. Vincent Millay

My thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Boston tonight. It is hard to put into words all the emotions I have about what happened there today and how frequently these acts of terror and violence occur but … Continue reading

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Poem – a – Day: April 14th: My Last Duchess by Robert Browning

My Last Duchess FERRARA. That’s my last Duchess painted on the wall, Looking as if she were alive. I call That piece a wonder, now: Fr Pandolf’s hands Worked busily a day, and there she stands. Will’t please you sit … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day: April 13th: After Making Love We Hear Footsteps by Galway Kinnell

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