Category Archives: Poem of the day

Poem of the Day, April 14, 2018

Vermeer So long as that woman from the Rijksmuseum in painted quiet and concentration keeps pouring milk day after day from the pitcher to the bowl the World hasn’t earned the world’s end. ………………………….. Wislawa Szymborska (born 1923), translated by … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day, April 10, 2018

My Star All that I know Of a certain star, Is, it can throw (Like the angled spar) Now a dart of red, Now a dart of blue, Till my friends have said They would fain see, too, My star … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day, April 9, 2018

Poem for the Wheat Penny O beautiful The amber the clamor the waves of grain The need for animal feed And liquor yes the need for heaven I heard a voice in the midst of beasts say A measure of … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day, April 8, 2017

Marble A desk, sturdy, useful fixed in one spot, used to write letters. When can I return to you, the letters say, and the desk remains unmoved. I can shove you around, I say, love, lust, desire, devotion, all written … Continue reading

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Poem of the day, April 7, 2018

The Yellow Sweater Typography and type face, point size, leading and line length. I adjust the spaces between your words, to make sense of the meaning. The words are there like the yellow sweater tangling at the foot of our … Continue reading

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Poem Of The Day, April 4, 2018

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou (born 1928) A free bird leaps on the back Of the wind and floats downstream Till the current ends and dips his wing In the orange suns rays And dares … Continue reading

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Love Poem

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of Being and ideal Grace. I love thee … Continue reading

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