Tag Archives: poetry

The Wood-Spring To The Poet by Duncan Campbell Scott

Dawn-cool, dew-cool Gleams the surface of my pool Bird haunted, fern enchanted, Where but tempered spirits rule; Stars do not trace their mystic lines In my confines; I take a double night within my breast A night of darkened heavens, … Continue reading

Posted in poetry | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Purple Valleys by Madison Julius Cawein

Far in the purple valleys of illusion I see her waiting, like the soul of music, With deep eyes, lovelier than cerulean pansies, Shadow and fire, yet merciless as poison; With red lips, sweeter than Arabian storax, Yet bitterer than … Continue reading

Posted in poetry | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Summer by HP Nichols

Tis Summer, I know by the blue of the sky; By the trees’ deeper green, as beneath them I lie; And more than all these, by the lovely wild rose That now in the woodland its pink blossom shows. Now … Continue reading

Posted in poetry | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Pencil Sketches by Paul Cameron Brown

 Staying home, I caught naughty elves watering my piano, growling inside my head. Faucet drops beating out in harmony a drum tatoo to the tune of a plugged drain, the careless postures of indifference retold lives lived on spindle shanks … Continue reading

Posted in poetry | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Musical Ass by Tomas de Iriarte y Oropesa

The fable which I now present, Occurred to me by accident: And whether bad or excellent, Is merely so by accident. A stupid ass this morning went Into a field by accident: And cropped his food, and was content, Until … Continue reading

Posted in poetry | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Illieo by James Whitcomb Riley

Illileo, the moonlight seemed lost across the vales – The stars but strewed the azure as an armor’s scattered scales; The airs of night were quiet as the breath of silken sails, And all your words were sweeter than the … Continue reading

Posted in poetry | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Summer Quotes

“Wander a whole summer if you can. Time will not be taken from the sum of life. Instead of shortening, it will definitely lengthen it and make you truly immortal.” – John Muir “Being a child at home alone in … Continue reading

Posted in poetry, Quotes | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment