Tag: 20th century poetry

Landscape With The Fall of Icarus

Landscape With The Fall of Icarus

I came across this poem and it struck a chord.  I did not know that it is a well-known piece.  Still, it struck me and I was amused.  Perhaps not the proper reaction, if there be such a thing – I laughed.  Then felt bad […]

Poems

Poems

Poems poetically pole the Poet into a balancing axis for endlessly revolving surfaces, tender leaves are forest gifts to represent the earth growing out of decay, the minds’ youngest buds live on the revolving transformation of live enduring mountains of thought, and clear their pores […]

His Day is Done by Maya Angelou

His Day is Done by Maya Angelou

This is the official tribute of Nelson Mandela from the American people at the time of his death.  An amazing poem.  Beautiful and serene, read by Maya Angelou who has a captivating voice.  I highly recommend that you take a few minutes to listen.  Reading […]

unknown titled poem by Marie Howe

unknown titled poem by Marie Howe

Bedeviled human your plight in waking is to choose from the words that even now sleep on your tongue and to know that tangled among them and terribly new is the sentence that could change your life. ~Marie Howe Related articles Official website http://www.mariehowe.com An […]


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