Category Archives: Poetry

Walt Whitman “Leaves of Grass” was originally self-published.

In 1855, Walt Whitman published — at his own expense — the first edition of Leaves of Grass, a visionary volume of twelve poems. That’s right. Walt Whitman self-published the world renowned “Leaves of Grass.” I brought this issue to … Continue reading

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

The beguiled yearning for cooler temperatures brought this poem to mind. ~ A. White   Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening By Robert Frost Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; … Continue reading

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The Immortal Lover at 50% off.

Some of you mentioned you missed the sale in March on this book, so I’m offering the over 800 pages again for 50% off.   The Immortal Lover Promotional price: $2.00 Coupon Code: RH27N Expires: May 31, 2017 Description: Hurry! … Continue reading

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Phyllis Wheatly: A Paragon of Literature

   I find the writings of Phillis Wheatley a paragon of literature due to the obstacles she over came to write. Many praises the privileged poets and their poetry.  Eventhus, I, myself admire a few but I see it as … Continue reading

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Poetry by Lillian Kwok

Prose poetry by Lillian Kwok: “At the lake we begin like birds, sitting on the water cross-legged. Until our hearts grow bolder and we walk on water.” via Arabesque No. 1 — Discover

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The heart and writings. According to Maya Angelou.

The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.-Maya Angelou

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When you are old, by W.B. Yeats

When you are old and grey and full of sleep, And nodding by the fire, take down this book, And slowly read, and dream of the soft look Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep;   How many … Continue reading

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Why is the Divine Comedy also a love story?

Who is Beatrice in The Divine Comedy?  Although much of the details of her life remain uncertain, we know that Dante fell passionately in love with her as a young man and never fell out of it. She has a … Continue reading

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The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

The word comedy didn’t mean the same 700 years ago as it means today. The Divine Comedy  by  Dante Alighieri Poet Durante degli Alighieri, simply called Dante, was a major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy, … Continue reading

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