Poetry

The ear too fondly listens For summer’s parting sighs, And then the heart replies. A.E. Housman, from Last Poems Back again comes the Three of Wands, having just visited us the week of July 20. For my more traditional interpretation, I suggest you pop back here, and check it out. By the way, I would also […]

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Twenty Years Gone

by Beth on August 9, 2015

Ripple Lyrics: Robert Hunter Music: Jerry Garcia If my words did glow with the gold of sunshine And my tunes were played on the harp unstrung Would you hear my voice come through the music? Would you hold it near, as it were your own? It’s a hand-me-down, the thoughts are broken Perhaps they’re better […]

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I adore this poem for the days of Lughnasadh, and so I am encoring my posting of it from years past. With it, I send you blessings of faith, and abundant, miraculous harvests; and most of all, the grace to know them. Love and thanksgiving. Little Summer Poem Touching the Subject of Faith by Mary […]

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In Raleigh Today, Then Away

by Beth on June 5, 2015

I am at Dancing Moon Books in Raleigh today from 11:30am to 6pm (so if you had a too-brief reading with me last night, come by and let’s go deeper). Then off I go for a bit. See you in a week or so. Where the wave of moonlight glosses The dim gray sands with […]

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Sunday Poetry: The May Queen is Waiting

by Beth on May 24, 2015

The May Queen Is Waiting by Ruth Barrett and Cyntia Smith Originally recorded on The Heart is the Only Nation, BMI. I’ll prepare the furrowed earth for your sweet body. The stars are rising in the moonlit sky. The May Queen is waiting. Her voice reaches as you sleep, can you awaken to live the […]

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