Category Archive: Poetry I Love

My Life is Not Mine

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Dear One, This morning with sun pouring through my windows and my cup of coffee made perfect by my love I am thinking of you. Of us. At human being-ness. I sit in… Continue reading

Rumi and the Full Moon of my Birth

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This poem, Buoyancy, by Rumi today took my breath away today. I have read it already dozens of times in my life. But today, this day, after the biggest full moon of the… Continue reading

Where Is the Love?

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Often I have wondered – Why do we act the way we do? What makes us unable to “CARE” for one another from a truly and profoundly real place? If we do not… Continue reading

Long Have We Gazed Upon Beauty By Caron McCloud

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And we gazed upon our beautiful mother,
and she said: Thousands of years from now,
when people say, How beautiful your children are!

Mothers, Fathers, clasp the children by Judy Grahn

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Mothers, fathers, clasp the children Mothers, fathers, clasp the children, tie them to your breast and beam like flashlights, hold the children praise them with buckets of raspberries, shiny as jelly, give them… Continue reading

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T. S. Eliot

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To prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet;
There will be time to murder and create,
And time for all the works and days of hands
That lift and drop a question on your plate;

If By Kipling

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If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you;
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too;

The Circus Animal's Desertion by Yeats

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My circus animals were all on show,
Those stilted boys, that burnished chariot,
Lion and woman and the Lord knows what.

The Circus Animal’s Desertion by Yeats

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My circus animals were all on show,
Those stilted boys, that burnished chariot,
Lion and woman and the Lord knows what.

Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou

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It’s in the click of my heels,
The bend of my hair,
The palm of my hand,
The need of my care,
‘Cause I’m a woman
Phenomenally.