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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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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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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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The Door Leading to Mount Zion

I hope you’re having a blessed Easter and enjoying this time in remembrance of the resurrection of Jesus. Today I thought I’d present a small portion of John Bunyan‘s classic tale, The Pilgrim’s Progress, and hope you enjoy either the … Continue reading

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Pot o’ Gold

May your pockets be heavy Your heart be light May good luck find you each morning and night May you have all the happiness life can hold May all your rainbows end with a pot of gold. http://evelyns-nailsforlife.blogspot.com The Castle … Continue reading

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Feasts, Family and Fun…

That’s what makes for a great Christmas. Take, if you must, this little bag of dreams, unloose the cord and they will wrap you around. – W.B. Yeats Merry Christmas everyone !

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