Monthly Archives: November 2014

Farewell to Poet Mark Strand, 90

Don’t want to end up an obituary page, but another Pulitzer-prize winning poet has passed away. BBC News article here.

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“Ignis”

IGNIS By PoeticMeditations From a tiny spark, it consumes and grows, Turns mighty forests into hellish infernos, Races about with foot so fleet, Destroys all in its embrace of heat, Like passion’s flame that burns so bright, Quickly dies the … Continue reading

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“The Wood Thrush Still Sings”

THE WOOD THRUSH STILL SINGS By PoeticMeditations Through long, lonely days and longer, lonelier nights, By candle light, through darkest hours till dawn’s first rays, I will continue to craft my songs through thirst, hunger And neglect – not a … Continue reading

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Lost Dylan Thomas Notebook Found

Good news for all you Dylan Thomas fans out there (myself included): it was recently announced that one of his notebooks was found. His mother-in-law had given it to the housekeeper to burn, but she decided to save it from … Continue reading

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“An Idle Singer of an Empty Day”

An idle singer of an empty day,* Free as the wind and drifting like a cloud, Pockets empty, but heart so full, yet light, Ambling carefree through leafy woods and glade, Whistling along with the merry wood thrush, Feasting on … Continue reading

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“Acceptance”

What was, was. What is, is. What will be, will be.

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Five Vows

I vow to fill this day with words. I vow to fill this day with color. I vow to fill this day with music. I vow to fill this day with beauty. I vow to fill this day with love.

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