Monthly Archives: September 2016

Sonnet

Our Christmas Party I sat by a little desk, where my portfolio lay open. A pen was near, which I took up, and it began to write, wildly upon the board, or like a kitten clutching a ball of yarn … Continue reading

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Poem of the day, September 30, 2016

Living Room Rented by a Single Woman A woman in a green dress is not answering the telephone. When the doorbell rings, she goes into the next room, looks at her reflection in her new shoes. When she comes out … Continue reading

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Sonnet

          Sonnet The pure contralto sings in the organloft, And these one and all tend inward to me, and I Tend outward to them, and such as it is to be Of these, more or less … Continue reading

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The Ruby Slippers

When I was teenager, a cousin discovered a woman in the city where I grew up owned a pair of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in the Wizard of Oz. When my cousin and her family visited at Easter, a phone … Continue reading

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The Speaking World

 

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Sonnet

Should you, my Lord, while you wait for song, Wander from here my love, and my song of freedom. Whence flow these wishes for the common good, By feeling hearts alone best understood, I, young in life, seem to be at … Continue reading

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Lighthouse

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