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The Romantic poets, nib pens, candlelight, waistcoats, and pocket watches are a few of my favorite things.

Evensong

EVENSONG By Poeticmeditations The nightingale now faintly sings Verdant fields grow wan and pale The bee its honey no longer brings Silent the wood thrush in the vale Gone the season of sweet kisses Flown the youthful bliss away Bouquets … Continue reading

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The Awakening

AWAKENING By PoeticMeditations Earth gently wakens from its nocturne Distant sun has now drawn near Rejoice the birds at its return Soon will bloom the rose so dear. Fall the steady rains that all nourish Rise the vital sap unseen … Continue reading

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Ode to Hypatia

ODE TO HYPATIA By PoeticMeditations Lover of numbers and of the stars Chariot-borne, regal bearing in a tribon While pondering the motions of Venus and Mars Raised like a son, but a beloved daughter born. Suffering at the hands of … Continue reading

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The Brevity of Life

THE BREVITY OF LIFE By PoeticMeditations Our lives are merely but a breath And so the good Book tells us so Our common fate to end in death Where we’ll rest in the ground below. With this in mind, what … Continue reading

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Woodpecker

  An industrious woodpecker pecks for a grub – idly I sit

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If All Good Things Must Come to an End

IF ALL GOOD THINGS MUST COME TO AN END By PoeticMeditations If all good things must come to an end Then must our love suffer such a fate? Can it last if we carefully tend Those things that the fragile … Continue reading

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I Will Go Gently Into that Good Night ( In Response to Dylan Thomas )

I WILL GO GENTLY INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT ( IN RESPONSE TO DYLAN THOMAS ) By PoeticMeditations I will go gently into that good night I will not rage against the dying of the light This world has become so … Continue reading

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