Lisel Mueller

(February 8, 1924)

Scenic Route - Poem by Lisel Mueller

For Lucy, who called them "ghost houses."


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Comments about Scenic Route by Lisel Mueller

  • (3/18/2016 11:58:00 PM)


    Awesome narration with stunning style, the houses collapsed, not even worth
    the human act of breaking in,
    fields will have taken over.
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  • Jasbir Chatterjee (3/18/2016 11:54:00 PM)


    lovely poem! thanks for sharing...congrats on being poet of the day! (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (3/18/2016 1:35:00 PM)


    Nicely written poem, Thanks for sharing.10 (Report) Reply

  • (3/18/2016 9:53:00 AM)


    Keen and sensitive beauty and a touch of sadness narrated in flow of time. Enjoyed very much. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Barry Middleton (3/18/2016 8:29:00 AM)


    Lovely. So many places like this where i grew up. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (3/18/2016 7:36:00 AM)


    Packed up his life and drove off! Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Lauren Rosina (3/18/2016 5:45:00 AM)


    Very creepy. I like it espeacially the last line. (Report) Reply

  • Pranab K Chakraborty (3/18/2016 1:14:00 AM)


    Excellent the beauty of expressing eternity with modern thoughts of accepting and rejection. Oft quoted so many lines are in procession....really enjoyed its poetic essence. Thanks to PH. (Report) Reply

  • (5/17/2014 5:44:00 PM)


    Her wording of this poem makes me feel as if I'm traveling along with the poet on this trip! So vividly descriptive! (Report) Reply

  • (1/29/2005 7:58:00 AM)


    She really brings out how evocative an abandonded house is, how there's a life that's been abandoned too. The closing stanza is a perfect ending. (Report) Reply








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