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  • Bogusia Bogusia (2/11/2005 1:15:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    hi everyone! I'm looking for a good, funny and not too long poem. I really need it. Can you help me?

  • spooky_doll@hotmail.com Holmes (2/10/2005 2:22:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    Hi, I'm very eager to find a poem for my father. Unfortunately I do not know the name or author, although my father is certain that the poem is called or is about a murder. He read the poem at school in the late 40's / early 50's and has been trying to find it ever since. I would very much appreciate anyone's help as I'm at a loss!

    The only line he can remember is as follows:

    'T'was night, and not a single star shone in the firmament on high'.

    The only poem I keep finding is called 'The Spacious Firmament on High' by Joseph Addison and that's not the one.

    If anyone can help I'd appreciate it soooo much!

    Thanks, Rachael.

  • Patrick Mclaughlin (2/9/2005 9:56:00 AM) Post reply Stage

    I have been trying to find a copy of Lousia May Alcotts poem 'Sunlight' that was first published in Peterson's Magazine in September of 1851 (vol 20 no.3) Page number 110 It was authored under the pseudonym 'Flora Fairfield' It was her first published work. It is a poem in five stanzas. The first line: 'It comes from its far away home in the night'. I have been using every source I can find and still no luck locating this poem. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

  • PJ Parker (2/2/2005 10:10:00 AM) Post reply Stage

    I'm looking for a poem I used to have and cannot find again. I do not know the author. But I know some of the words. If this rings a bell or you know it, PLEASE send to my email address: parker726@aol.com. Thank you SO much!

    You learn to water your own soul instead of waiting for someone else to bring you flowers. You learn that (? ? ?) are promises and kisses aren't contracts.

  • Leopold Ulysses (2/1/2005 6:01:00 AM) Post reply Stage

    Trebala bi mi jedna pesma dve tri cetiri pet sest sedam osam devet pesama od Filipa Supoa (Phillippe Soupault) deset jedanaest

  • Fiona Thomson (1/29/2005 5:48:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies Stage

    I have been looking for a poem by Dixie Willson, called 'Honey Bear'. It starts off, 'Once upon a summer in the hills by the river
    Was a deep green forest where the wild things grew.
    There were caves as dark as midnight - there were tangled trees and thickets
    And a thousand little places where the sky looked through.'
    If anyone could help with the full text for the poem, I'd be delighted!
    Fiona

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    • Joanne Steele (4/13/2005 4:02:00 AM) Post reply Stage

      A Poem for Peter Pan's Sister Once upon a summer in the hills by the river was a deep green forest where the wild things grew, There were caves as dark as midnight - there were tangled trees and ... more

    • Kennedy Snow (3/23/2005 9:27:00 AM) Post reply Stage

      Did you find Honey Bear yet? KS, Vermont, USA

  • Latasha Scott (1/28/2005 2:18:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    im looking for a poem called dear, fool its great

  • Anna Davies (1/26/2005 1:26:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies Stage

    hello out there...just curious if anyone has a recommendations of a good poet...i like the beat generation..and i really love charles bukowski and D.A Levy. anyone know any others i may enjoy?
    ahh thank you all
    much peace an luv.

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    • Eric Paul Shaffer (7/1/2005 1:25:00 PM) Post reply Stage

      If you like Bukowski and Levy, you may like any of the following. I highly recommend the work of Lew Welch; his RING OF BONE is a classic. Then, check out Gary Snyder, Philip Whalen, Marge Piercy, A ... more

    • Britt Alkire (5/5/2005 6:00:00 PM) Post reply Stage

      I like Denise Levertov. She is from the same period. Though more lyrical than someothers of her time, she writes often of isolation as a condition within, despair, etc. Let me know what you think ... more

  • Eilidh Macalister (1/26/2005 10:36:00 AM) Post reply | Read 2 replies Stage

    I was just wondering if anyone was able to post 'Shooting star (s?) ' by Carol Ann Duffy. I have heard of the poem a couple of times but can't find it anywhere.

    Thanks very much

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    • Ingri Grimstad (3/14/2005 9:18:00 AM) Post reply | Read 2 replies Stage

      Shooting stars By Carol Ann Duffy After I no longer speak they break our fingers to salvage my wedding ring. Rebecca Rachel Ruth Aaron Emmanuel David, stars on all our brows Be ... more

    • Tiffany D (1/27/2005 4:08:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply Stage

      Is this the poem you are looking for? ~ Shooting Star ~ Shooting star. Oh, shooting star How bright? Oh, how divine! Please grant me this one wish That you would make him mine. We met no ... more

  • Zev Shanken (1/21/2005 10:52:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    I'm looking a line in a poem by James Wright that's something like this, 'I want to write the poems of a grown man.' I think it was in the poem whose title is something like this, 'To the Graduating Class of West Point.' I used to have the poem in Wright's Selected or Collected poems, but I lent the book out and now want to re-read the poem, but can't find the book nor remember the title well nor the exact line. Thanks for the help.
    - Zev Shanken

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