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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: NEW YEAR’S MORNING

NEW YEAR’S MORNING By Helen Hunt Jackson Only a night from old to new! Only a night, and so much wrought! The Old Year’s heart all weary grew, But said: “The New Year rest has brought.” The Old Year’s hopes … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: A SOLAR ECLIPSE

A SOLAR ECLIPSE By Ella Wheeler Wilcox In that great journey of the stars through space       About the mighty, all-directing Sun,       The pallid, faithful Moon, has been the one Companion of the Earth. Her tender face, Pale with the swift, … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: THE HEART OF A WOMAN

THE HEART OF A WOMAN By Georgia Douglas Johnson The heart of a woman goes forth with the dawn, As a lone bird, soft winging, so restlessly on, Afar o’er life’s turrets and vales does it roam In the wake … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: RUMI

THE GUEST HOUSE By Rumi This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they’re a … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: A MERMAID POEM

A MAN YOUNG AND OLD:- THE MERMAID By William Butler Yeats A mermaid found a swimming lad, Picked him for her own, Pressed her body to his body, Laughed; and plunging down Forgot in cruel happiness That even lovers drown. … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: TWO SUMMER POEMS

LILY-BELL AND THISTLEDOWN SONG By Louisa May Alcott Awake! Awake! for the earliest gleam 
 Of golden sunlight shines 
 On the rippling waves, that brightly flow 
 Beneath the flowering vines. 
 Awake! Awake! for the low, sweet chant … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: D.H. LAWRENCE ON SPRING

THE ENKINDLED SPRING By D.H. Lawrence This spring as it comes bursts up in bonfires green, Wild puffing of emerald trees, and flame-filled bushes, Thorn-blossom lifting in wreaths of smoke between Where the wood fumes up and the watery, flickering … Continue reading

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