Category Archives: Poetry

He abides

by Evelyn M. Wallace (excerpt from my first book of poetry, Seasons of the Heart) Across a dark, star-filled sky a shooting star soars and falls like a dying bird in mid-flight a wolf cries out his loneliness to a … Continue reading

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Ideals

More poetry for Good Friday (My friend Cyclamen here wanted in on the action. It only blooms in winter and goes dormant in summer !) John Dryden was England’s first Poet Laureate and he also had the distinction of being … Continue reading

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The Bugle Song

A call for poetry month from The Castle Lady

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The Other England

 by Canon E.W. Eyden Behind the dark Satanic mills that spoil our native land, Behind the dismal city streets where crowded houses stand, There lies another country that’s grounded in the past, Where rootless city folk still dream they’ll find … Continue reading

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Valentine Castle Poetry

Love is the castle doubt is the moat desire is the paddle and hope is the boat. – Kellie Elmore from http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/castles We built a castle near the rocks, we built it out of sand. Our fortress was an ice … Continue reading

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French Quotes for Valentine’s Day !

Love is a canvas, furnished by nature and Embroidered by imagination. – Voltaire There is only one kind of love but there are a thousand different versions. – La Rochefoucauld

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Autumnal Bliss !

No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace As I have seen in one autumnal face.  -John Donne Every leaf speaks bliss to me Fluttering from the autumn tree. – Emily Brontë It’s my most favorite time of the year … Continue reading

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The Merry Month of May

With May fast approaching and with Shakespeare’s recent revival in the form of the 400th anniversary of his passing, I thought I’d make one tribute to his verse and will complete my poetry offerings for this month. Just for the … Continue reading

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Song of the Soldiers’ Wives and Sweethearts

by Thomas Hardy At last! In sight of home again, Of home again; No more to range and roam again As at that bygone time? No more to go away from us And stay from us ?- Dawn, hold not … Continue reading

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The Bible as Poetry

by Walt Whitman Translated in all languages, how has it united this diverse world ! No true bard will ever contravene the Bible. If the time ever comes when iconoclasm does its extremest in one direction against the books of … Continue reading

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