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Langston Hughes was a black poet from Missouri born in 1902, died (on my birthday!) in 1967. This one touched me today. Dreams Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold … Continue reading
A Silly Poem Said Hamlet to Ophelia, I’ll draw a sketch of thee, What kind of pencil shall I use? 2B or not 2B? Spike Milligan
I cam across this poem when I was living in Edinburgh in the early 2000’s. I always liked it. Hope you do too… O Tell Me The Truth About Love Some say love’s a little boy, And some say it’s … Continue reading
Found this one today. Fits my current disillusionment of all things about cities… Rimbaud was a French Poet of the late 1800’s. Did most of his work between age 10 and 20, and died aged 37. City I am an … Continue reading
Short & Sweet today. Mark Twain’s long been something of a hero of mine. Not for his books, but for his wit and wisdom. This seems apt for today:- “Now, isn’t imagination a precious thing? It peoples the earth with … Continue reading
Henry Lawson, great Australian poet, wrote this in 1905. Sort of rounds out how I feel about home. (Feeling nostalgic for Aussie today.) Waratah And Wattle Though poor and in trouble I wander alone, With a rebel cockade in my … Continue reading