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Why is modern poetry so bad?

  https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/arts-and-entertainment/wp/2013/06/20/why-is-modern-poetry-so-bad/?utm_term=.58189c0d2410   “Our poets today are too timid to say, “‘we,’ to go plural and try to strike a major note . . .  on any fundamental truth of human experience.” Unimpressed by or unaware of any poets who … Continue reading

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It might confuse the cat in bed.

  Pray, Father,I give you my blessing That’s the wrong way round.Never mind,Tell me your original sins. We don’t have to confess those surely.We are born like that. I mean I am fed up with boring sins like theft and … Continue reading

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“Abyssal is a relatively rare word”

WORD OF THE DAY February 3, 2017   abyssal  adjective | uh-BISS-ul Definition 1 : of or relating to the bottom waters of the ocean depths 2 : impossible to comprehend : unfathomable Scroll down for more about abyssal       PLAY NOW … Continue reading

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It is myself to whom I speak in sonnet form

Trapped in  cultivated  ways ,we may  forget That usefulness can also be a trap. Am I the one who never makes a bet? Am I  the one who always has the map?   We are no automata, we are flesh. And … Continue reading

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Why is free verse so popular?

  https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/text/free-verse-poets-glossary   “Free verse is a form of nonmetrical writing that takes pleasure in a various and emergent verbal music. “As regarding rhythm,” Ezra Pound writes in “A Retrospect” (1918): “to compose in the sequence of the musical phrase, … Continue reading

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Mystical experience

  A beam of light passed through my eyes And showed to me a world disguised  So near, yet far, we do not see, Unless by gift of grace redeemed. That world is full of peace and calm Its colours mingle like … Continue reading

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