Category Archives: Poetry

Blake and Tradition

Blake and Tradition Kathleen Raine, 1962 Part 1: The Northern Sun: Visions of a Sage:  The Swedenborgian Songs and Jacob Boehme and Tiriel Part 2: The Myth of the Soul:  The Sea of Time and Space, Thel and The Myth … Continue reading

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The Road

June 25, 2014 The Road “Light comes slowly, too slowly, as I stumble into your sights. I am yours, you’re mine. Have you lost your picture of the road through the trees? Misplaced the list of rivers and place names … Continue reading

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A Certain Slant of Light

September 27, 2012 Slant of Light “A Certain Slant of Light—on winter afternoons—that oppresses like the weight—of cathedral tunes. Heavenly hurt it gives us—we can fine no scar—but internal difference—where the meanings are,” wrote Emily Dickinson. The poem talks of … Continue reading

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Real Genius

Real Genius Val Kilmer Val Kilmer came to my attention in the movie Willow. His long black locks and killer sword wielding skills were incredibly attractive. Not to mention he was smart, sarcastic and down right funny at times. His … Continue reading

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Sylvia

June 16, 1996 Poetry Class Spring Quarter I took a poetry class. I really enjoyed it and I learned a lot too. I was exposed to great authors and poets and learned more about the ones I already knew about. … Continue reading

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His Fearful Symmetry: Red John and Blake

is Fearful Symmetry: Red John and William Blake “Tyger, Tyger burning bright, In the forest of the night, What immortal hand or eye, could fame thy fearful symmetry,” wrote William Blake.  When he wrote the poem he used simple language … Continue reading

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The Story Changes

               The Story Changes   I have many Friends Rachel, Monica, Chandler, Ross But I could use some Home Improvement Oh Heidi Ho Neighbor   My Friend Caroline in the City Met this Single Guy He told her I’m Mad … Continue reading

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