Tag Archives: Spring Poetry

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: HEATHER WHITED

A MAY EVENING, EVERYTHING IS OK By Heather Whited A pink and white bloom Split open splayed to look like a pair Of lungs breathing on the sidewalk. All cars are diamonds in glittering rows. It is the sun tonight; … 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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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: TU FU

By Tu Fu: A SPRING VIEW Though a country be sundered, hills and rivers endure; And spring comes green again to trees and grasses Where petals have been shed like tears And lonely birds have sung their grief. …After the … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: SARA TEASDALE ON THE MONTH OF MAY

By Sara Teasdale: MAY The wind is tossing the lilacs, The new leaves laugh in the sun, And the petals fall on the orchard wall, But for me the spring is done. Beneath the apple blossoms I go a wintry … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: EARTH VOICES FOR SPRING

EARTH VOICES By Bliss Carman I I heard the spring wind whisper Above the brushwood fire, “The world is made forever Of transport and desire. “I am the breath of being, The primal urge of things; I am the whirl … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: STACEY ZISOOK ROBINSON

By Stacey Zisook Robinson: THE BOOK OF ESTHER That blush on my cheek? It’s paint, And I have glittered my eyes And robed myself in the finery of silk and gossamer, lapis and gold– And whored myself for your salvation. … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: MARCI CALABRETTA

By Marci Calabretta: CATERPILLAR SEASON Wild strawberries were blooming as we ambled toward the cottonwood shade. You were examining the prophecy of snowfall in the measurements of woolly caterpillars and I asked your opinion on the nature of happiness, perhaps … Continue reading

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