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  • John Haymond (4/7/2006 2:25:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Hi Friends,
    I am trying to find a favorite poem without being able to recall the poet's name or the true title. I believe the title might be 'A Hole in the Air' or something akin. It starts out about the writer's dog disappearing which he doesn't think unusual, but on the third day he feels the loss as a hole, or space, in the air. As the poem developes, the poet comes to realize the loss of his dog, and the grief he feels, may be more about the fear of losing his true love and the 'rose-petaled dissolution' of that love. It is a lovely poem, and I lost the my only copy. It's possible the poet's first name waas John. If anyone can help me find this poem, I would be thrilled.
    Very Best!

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    • Sandra Sinrud (8/4/2006 4:21:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      John, Since it's August now, I hope you found the poem MONTHS ago, but in case you didn't, the poem you're looking for is 'A Space in the Air' (you were close) and the author is Jon Silkin (close ... more

  • Richard Conway (4/7/2006 3:38:00 AM) Post reply

    Does anyone know the poem tha t the England cricket team used for inspiration last summer against the Aussies? It was about facing youself in the mirror.Please Please can anyone help.

  • Carol Frost (4/6/2006 8:37:00 AM) Post reply

    I am looking for this poet.
    Once it was this, light washed time in salt, pale morning air
    then tumbled banging through a thousand afternoons.
    the smell of peonies.
    washed cotton.
    sun and earth.
    Will that exist if none is
    left to remember.
    Another day is gone.
    Thanks for your help

  • David Jeffcock (4/4/2006 11:35:00 AM) Post reply

    Can anyone help? I am trying to find the details of a poem containing the lines 'serene, victorious champions of the sky'.

  • David Barry (4/4/2006 3:42:00 AM) Post reply

    Iam looking for two poems or short stories I remember from my school days..
    1) a poem i think call The Loaded Dog...
    2) a poem i thought was called The Spider in the Jam tin by the Gwydir...
    Can any one help? ? ?

  • Gia Mcginley (3/30/2006 10:24:00 PM) Post reply

    Hi everyone. I am looking for a poem that contains the line 'we are made of stars.' I believe it is one of the last lines. My fiance once loved it, but can't remember who wrote it, and I'd love to find it to surprise him on our wedding day. If anyone could help, I'd so appreciate it.

  • Gaylan Bolz (3/23/2006 8:37:00 PM) Post reply

    I'm looking for a poem by Emily Dickinson. 'Hold dear to your parents-it is a scary and confusing world without them'.Thanks

  • Zachary Huston (3/23/2006 2:43:00 PM) Post reply

    Hi everyone im looking for 'When from the darkness of error' by Nikolai Nekrasov in english, if anyone could point me in the right direction i'd very much appreciate it.

  • Gokhan Sevinc (3/21/2006 2:47:00 PM) Post reply

    hi to everyone
    I'm looking for alternative translations of the poem 'Instants' by J.L.Borges
    from its own language. if you have some alternative ones other than the known one please e-mail me:

  • Ryan Ely (3/20/2006 6:25:00 PM) Post reply

    I have read this in a book called 'Dale Carnegie's Lifetime Plan for Success.' I am not sure if this is just one of those poems where everyone says it but no one person can take responsiblity for creating it, or if I am not searching hard enough. Unfortunately, I do not believe that the latter is the case here. Please tell me the writer and title of this poem if that is possible.

    Twice I did bad, and that I heard ever;
    Once I did good, and that I heard never.

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