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  • Ernesto Cruz Ramirez (9/26/2013 12:15:00 PM) Post reply

    Im looking for a poem than I read recently, but I forget the name of the poem and the autor
    It's about a girl who misses a man
    She describes the man and how much she love and miss him
    The poem is really long, is one of the most long poem i've read
    I'm waiting for your help

  • Steve O (9/26/2013 1:30:00 AM) Post reply

    Sorry all! That was supposed to be posted for the " I do believe the lord above" Poem forum.

  • Steve O (9/26/2013 1:29:00 AM) Post reply

    I know exactly who wrote that poem. It was written by a guy in my sociology class at Foothill College back in May of 2002. His name was David Otero. He went to Foothill College at that time and wrote it for a Sociology assignment. Don't remember exactly what the assignment was but I know exactly who wrote it. He was a totally funny guy. Surprised everyone when he read it to the class. Completely showed another side of himself. Not too many guys I know write like that. If anyone knows of his whereabouts, give him a shout-out! And you know prof's make sure that it was not plagiarized.

  • Thu Nguyen (9/25/2013 9:18:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Hi, can you please help me to find the writer's name for this poem, its starts with these lines:

    " I closed my eyes, didn’t want to see
    Believed the lies you said to me
    You played a game, I played along
    But now I know I was not the only one

    You treated me just like a fool
    I was in love, you shake my soul
    The way you touched, I never knew before
    Can’t lose you, no, don’t close the door"

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    • Laura Burns Rookie - 1st Stage (9/26/2013 4:19:00 PM) Post reply

      Those are the lyrics to the song " Love Is Blind" by Herman Rarebell, performed by the Scorpions.

  • Alan Wheadon (9/24/2013 4:07:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Hello, can you help please. I'm trying to find the name of the writer of a poem which starts with the lines:

    Where is he now I cannot say
    The world has many a place of light
    Perhaps the sun's eyelashes dance
    On his, to give them both delight,

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    • Laura Burns Rookie - 1st Stage (9/24/2013 9:44:00 AM) Post reply

      W. H. Davies wrote this poem, entitled " Where She Is Now."

  • Betty Woody (9/22/2013 3:51:00 PM) Post reply

    I am looking for a poem that has " pacman eating pills and chasing ghosts" could anyone help please. Thank you

  • Willis Oreilly (9/21/2013 4:33:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    it was sung by 5th dimention my spelling is not good it was left on a church door 17th century no name on it called desarata

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  • Cindi Willig (9/15/2013 7:35:00 PM) Post reply

    I had to learn a poem for school back in the late 1970's. I can not remember if it was in a text book or a book of poetry for elementary children. The poem was, if I remember correctly, called " The Smell of Wood Smoke" . I believe it started out " Wood smoke has the nicest smell and lots of stories it can tell" . I think another part was something like " lovers holding hands and making plans" or " dreaming dreams and making plans" . Every fall, I think of this poem and start searching anew. Thank you for time and help.

  • Kyla Perry (9/15/2013 12:48:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Hi. My Gran (90 yrs) remembers learning this part of a poem, she thinks the author was Allan Paton, or Allan Junior, please help. Gran can remember the following: some men thank God for the day that is done, but I thank him rather for one begun, for the chance to live as I know I should, and with his good grace as I know I could. So I face the world each morn anew, glad of the work I have to do. The work that tests and trains and try's what manner of spirit within me lies. The work that shows to the men I meet the man I shall be at the Judgement seat.

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    • Laura Burns Rookie - 1st Stage (9/15/2013 5:20:00 PM) Post reply

      Here is the poem: THE NEW DAY Some men thank God for a day that is done; I thank Him rather for one begun, For the chance to live as I feel I should, And with His good grace, as I know ... more

  • Georgia Bentley (9/12/2013 7:19:00 AM) Post reply

    I'm looking for a poem I studied a few years ago. I can't remember specific lines, nor title nor author, but the poem was centered around a library, possibly after the end of the world, I think there was mention of humans having left earth, and it was about the decay of the books and how it was being forgotten. Any ideas?

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