Category Archives: Poetry

…to Power, to Enthusiasm…

I invite you not to cheap joys, to the flutter of gratified vanity, to a sleek and rosy comfort; no, but to bareness, to power, to enthusiasm, to the mountain of vision, to true and natural supremacy, to the society … Continue reading

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In Praise of the Sun

*Jean Foster Akin*   This is wonderful, this 65 degree breeze, this burning sun. My face feels like it’s crisping. My hair is hot. Flashes of color swim across my closed eyelids. Late February, New England. Melting snow drawing dark … Continue reading

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so much depends upon a red wheelbarrow…

    so much depends upon a red wheel barrow glazed with rain water beside the white chickens [The Red Wheelbarrow, by William Carlos Williams] I love this. I absolutely love this. I’ve loved it from the first moment I … Continue reading

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Beau, a poem by Jimmy Stewart

Beau was a dog Jimmy Stewart and his wife Gloria got as a companion for their other dog, Simba¬†(who they referred to as “the Old One”). Beau was wild, but the Stewarts loved him, “perhaps because after he had torn … Continue reading

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