Category Archives: poetry

Poetry as Semi-Autobiography

Richard Cory There are many theories as to whom Richard Cory refers. Some have suggested that two individuals who lived in Gardiner, Maine (Robinson’s home town) may have been the models for the character: Sedgewick Plummer; and Frank Anne. Some … Continue reading

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Lightfoot: A Winter’s Night

the snow is softly falling It is easy to forget how beautiful a song is until you unexpectedly hear it again in the middle of September. Susan and I tried out for a choir last Tuesday. The choir sings exclusively … Continue reading

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A Sense of Wonder (fragment)

If you have a detective nature, You will find so much to trace: The words on the page are your Clue that there‚Äôs more than just a face, Staring back from the computer screen; You need only search through history … Continue reading

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A New Day

Lifting black covers, Today’s Sun reveals pink sheets On purple pillows.

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Day’s End

The orange fireball Streaks behind a navy veil And slips into bed.  

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Today (translation of “Carpe Diem”)

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Jacqui’s Poem

via Daily Prompt: Winsome Jacqui’s Sonnet   You came to visit us yesterday Not realizing fully what God’s schemes Involved; and never in your wildest dreams Did you imagine what you’d come to say. Susan said you two’d never found … Continue reading

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