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  • Peter Paul (4/9/2007 3:20:00 AM) Post reply Stage

    Heard once about a poem sounds something like 'You make me feel so special
    like I've never felt before Please don't close this yellow fantasy door...' Is something from a song or video

  • Jon Marc-Taylor (4/8/2007 7:05:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply Stage

    Hey, I'm looking for a poem titled 'my mother'.
    The first verse reads like this:

    'Who sat and watch my infant head
    whilst sleeping on my cradle bed
    and tears of sweet affection shed
    my mother.'

    Any assistance (poem or author) would be most appreciated.
    Thanks

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    • Laura Burns (5/28/2007 8:43:00 AM) Post reply Stage

      That is not the first verse, but one of the verses to the poem 'My Mother.' Depending on the source, it is credited to Ann Taylor or to Jane Taylor (they were sisters) .

  • Armin Firouzgah (4/7/2007 5:54:00 AM) Post reply Stage

    Hey, I thought someone could help me find some poems about war. Yes I know there are a lot of them in this site, but the problem is I need poems from wellknown poets and hopefully of thoes of old days like William Shakespeare and J. Keats. I would be glad if someone could help me.

  • Kellie Stein (4/6/2007 7:48:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    i forgot to add my email address so you can email the poem if you know of it, or even a link to a webpage that has it. klhstein@hotmail.com

  • Kellie Stein (4/6/2007 7:45:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    Hopefully someone out there can help me!
    My nanna is in hospital with severe lung and kidney cancer and a brain tumour and doctors don't expect her to make it much more than a week or two. My mum has asked me to find a poem she once read as she'd like to read it at nanna's funeral service when it does happen. All she can remember is that the poem was called 'a message from mum' but she can't remember who wrote it. It was written through the eyes of a mother saying thank you and goodbye to her children. Someone emailed it to her as a forward message and she lost it due to accidental deletion. I have searched this site top to bottom and have not found the poem. If you think you may know the one i am talking about can you please email it to me as soon as possible. Thanks in advance.

  • Ana Cecilia Pacheco Ruiz (4/5/2007 5:33:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply Stage

    dice: la conoci en Temuco no quizo desnudarse ahi y yo se lo increpe con dureza, que haces estatua silvestre..... lo oi en un casette

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  • Cecilia Nicoletti (3/25/2007 10:30:00 AM) Post reply Stage

    I wish you will include some Mario Benedetti, Idea Vilariño and Marosa Di Giorgio Poems.And some about Borges poetry doenst seem to be a lot to ask.Their work should be amongst the Universal Literature.
    Nice place as this, I am glad to found.
    Regards from the Cow.

  • Yvie Wilks (3/24/2007 6:29:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply Stage

    Hello
    I wonder if anyone can help.
    I remember parts of a funny poem from school (many many moons ago) and would love to find the whole poem again. THese are some of the lines......


    'deggs I said, deggs I said, what in the world are deggs I said...
    'scramble deggs said Billy'!

    'teggs I said, teggs I said, what in the world are teggs I said,
    poach teggs said Billy'....


    Hopefully someone out there will know what I am on about, as my daughter thinks I am barmy! !

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  • Patricia Day (3/23/2007 5:32:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    Some 20 years ago I was given a poem that was written from the perspective of a wife loosing her husband and the mother's perspective of loosing her son.
    The feelings they each had and to whom the loss was greater.

  • Shannon Schuirmann (3/22/2007 2:34:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    I'm looking for either a poem or a quote, it may be by an indian poet, it roughly it goes like this:

    I've been to many countries,
    But in my country there is only one town,
    and in that town, one house,
    and in that house, one room,
    and in that room one bed,
    and in that bed one woman..and she means more to me than anything...

    That's VERY rough...but gets the point across...can anyone help me find it?

    Blessings to all,
    S

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