Afternoon on a Hill by Edna St. Vincent Millay, 1892 – 1950 I will be the gladdest thing Under the sun! I will touch a hundred flowers And not pick one. I will look at cliffs and clouds With quiet eyes, Watch the wind bow down the grass, And the grass rise. And when lights begin to show […]
Forever by Paul Laurence Dunbar, 1872 – 1906 I had not known before Forever was so long a word. The slow stroke of the clock of time I had not heard. ‘Tis hard to learn so late; It seems no sad heart really learns, But hopes and trusts and doubts and fears, And bleeds and burns. The night […]
By Lord Alfred Tennyson Part I On either side the river lie Long fields of barley and of rye, That clothe the wold and meet the sky; And through the field the road runs by To many-towered Camelot; And up and down the people go, Gazing where the lilies blow Round an island there below, […]
I recently came across Paul Signac‘s paintings. And I must say, I wish it had happened sooner – they’re beautiful! His style adds movement to the work and the combination of colors is stunning. Take a look for yourself! These are a few that I particularly like, as well as some of his more famous […]
Poetry is the shadow cast by our streetlight imaginations. – Lawrence Ferlinghetti xxx Jedidiah P.S. Mr. Ferlinghetti began writing poetry when he was twelve! His 1958 collection of poetry was the best-selling book of any living American poet from the second have of the twentieth century.