Monthly Archives: March 2013

Robert Frost’s “The Sound of the Trees”

  Another woodblock print, this time of a youngish Robert Frost, and his poem, “The Sound of the Trees.” THE SOUND OF THE TREES Robert Frost I wonder about the trees. Why do we wish to bear Forever the noise … Continue reading

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“Night, Long and Empty”

NIGHT, LONG AND EMPTY Night, long and empty, is coming when no one can love, So seek out love while the day still has light, Find it and lose it until you find it again, Hold onto it, cherish it … Continue reading

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“No Golden Apple to Give You”

NO GOLDEN APPLE TO GIVE YOU No golden apple to give you, Instead, with this pen I must inscribe: “To the Fairest” on mere paper And present it as a humble token Of my love and admiration To your timeless … Continue reading

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William Blake’s “To the Evening Star”

  Finished cutting this woodblock of William Blake, printed out the image using a baren, and chose one of my favorite Blake poems to go along with it: TO THE EVENING STAR William Blake Thou fair-hair’d angel of the evening, … Continue reading

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“The Ides of March” ( Haiku )

THE IDES OF MARCH Caesar paid scarce heed to beware the prophecy paid in blood the cost ( “The Ides of March” © 2013.  All rights reserved. ) Poetry shops: poeticexpressions.etsy.com and poeticexpressions.fineartamerica.com

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“No Amphion’s Lyre”

NO AMPHION’S LYRE No Amphion’s lyre To raise each stone And build the Theban walls. With just these two bare hands, I must dig out each word From the hard, stony ground And set them one by one To build … Continue reading

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“Heart of Adonis”

HEART OF ADONIS Gored fatally by wild, rampaging life, I lay dying beneath a sheltering laurel; My shepherd’s heart bleeding out pulse by pulse. Alas, no Aphrodite to transform these drops Into sweet-scented roses: love’s incarnation. My life-blood drops onto … Continue reading

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