I felt as if Edna might be saying, ‘All this talk of May Ziade, and what about me?’ And I forgot about my morning petition until I heard the rain fall and it was answered. I felt these were some good flowing moments to read a poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay (an audio only…… Continue reading I Heard It
*‘Is that a pillow you are giving me?’‘Yes, to rest your pretty head,and a poem to go with itthat is yours now, too—an apple for me? please.’*Song Of Fairies Robbing An Orchard by Leigh Hunt(a poem)
Found the wild violets waking upI also found a book called False Mermaid in the free library cabinet and the chickens looked like they could do with a late afternoon reading from it.Chickens Like Poems Too
I set the paintbrushes down, letting the new paint on the canvas settle, so thrilling to paint again after eight years of not… and then to let the language of colors and shape make way into the language of poetry.I discovered this new poet and I’ve read a poem I’ve enjoyed of hers aloud. I…… Continue reading New Poet: Mimi Khalvati, A Poem Whose Sound Informs Its Meaning
He has rarely stolen my seat like this, but anyway, there are poetry readings…A Deep Thinking Cat Who Likes Fine PoetryAnd there are…parties. Music MomentToday’s first post: A Fairy By Your Bookshelf
Nighttime Poetry Reading: May Night by Sara Teasdale Maybe start the year listening to a poem.