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Gathering Leaves

by Robert Frost Spades take up leaves no better than spoons, And bags full of leaves, are light as balloons. I make a great noise of rustling all day Like rabbit and deer running away. But the mountains I raise … Continue reading

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April

Rod McKuen was not only the preeminent poet of the 70s and a singer/songwriter- he happened to be born in the month of April! His most popular book was Stanyon Street & other Sorrows but he was quite prolific and … Continue reading

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Venice in Snow

Winter has taken a vacation in Venice this year He was as welcome as death The children played and laughed in a different way All the politicians in Russia stopped laughing Colors in a Peter Maxx Faded to an almost … Continue reading

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Degradation of a Knight

     This painting of the Knights of the Garter proceeding from the Deanery depicts these well-honored men who were on their way to St. George’s Chapel on March 10th of 1863. It being 155 years ago to the date, I … Continue reading

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To My Mother

Each birthday is a precious gift             bestowed by Heaven above,                             Reminding us of God’s concern His kindness and His love! Miss you everyday more and more… Your daughter,  

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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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Glad Tidings 2016

  God speaks in every church bell’s chime And carols sung at Christmastime-                           In sounds of Christmas may you hear God’s loving voice and know he’s near. 

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