Author Archives: poeticmeditations

About poeticmeditations

A 19th-century romantic poet trying to get by in the 21st-century.

Who Knows This Day What Chance May Bring

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The Garden of Delight (The Girl in the Bookshop)

THE GARDEN OF DELIGHT (The Girl in the Bookshop) She walks amidst the fecund forest Wide eyes gazing over each bounded spine Time slows down to a heart beat as they rest On the exquisite feast they’re about to dine. … Continue reading

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The Poet Dreams

THE POET DREAMS By PoeticMeditations In the quiet, early morning hours Before the day breaks into light Secrets whispered in shadowed bowers Imagination now takes flight. When reality becomes a dream And dreams become reality Flowing gently in an endless … Continue reading

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The Eye of the Beholder

THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER By PoeticMeditations It seems I am but one of few Who sees the beauty of this rose. Pure light reflected in the dew, Her petals lie in graceful folds. The Queen of Blooms in my … Continue reading

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The Romantic Redux

THE ROMANTIC REDUX By PoeticMeditations Give me the romance with all its lies, Roses and the scent of fleur-de-lys, Even pure lust lurking in disguise. For what would life be without love? What else is this life worth living for? … Continue reading

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The Poet’s Plight

THE POET’S PLIGHT By PoeticMeditations Alas, it seems I am one of few Who knows the secrets of the rose, The lambent light in a drop of dew, The mysteries of moonlit snows. Hears the whispered music of the spheres, … Continue reading

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Jupiter Through the Kitchen Window

JUPITER THROUGH THE KITCHEN WINDOW By PoeticMeditations Through the open kitchen window one early morn, My gaze beheld an unwavering point of light, Above the treetops dark, before mankind was born. Jupiter! Shining in the waning sea of night. Its … Continue reading

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