Monthly Archives: November 2012

Original Poem: The Pauper Poet

I’m not really a starving poet (yet), but having words and poetry as possessions, I do feel rich.                                      THE PAUPER POET Lacking … Continue reading

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Dominic Dromgoole’s Will & Me

Finished reading Will & Me: How Shakespeare Took Over My Life by Dominic Dromgoole, Artistic Director for the Globe Theatre. This was a perfect companion read to Susan Hill’s lovely Shakespeare Country. A charming memoir of Dromgoole’s life experiences from childhood, school … Continue reading

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Original Poem: “Words”

The evolution of language into the art of poetry.                                                                … Continue reading

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Robert Frost’s “My November Guest”

          November has arrived and with it thoughts of Robert Frost’s “My November Guest.”             MY NOVEMBER GUEST                      Robert Frost My … Continue reading

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Original Poem: “Hourglass”

While timing the afternoon tea with an hourglass ( actually, a three-minute one ), the idea for this poem came to mind.                HOURGLASS One by one, each tiny grain of sand Flows downward … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy and King Lear

A little Shakespearian defiance for all those who weathered the destructive forces of Hurricane Sandy: “Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks; rage, blow, You cataracts and hurricanoes, spout Till you have drenched our steeples, drown’d the cocks, You sulph’rous and … Continue reading

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