Bill Grace


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'The poets have become the pastors of our time.'
Helmut Thielicke


AUTOBIOGRAPHY;

In 1976 an extremely modest staplebook of poetry was published titled 'The Halcyon Poems.' In 1996, 'Snippets of His Glory While I Wait' a second staplebook was produced. A chapbook is planned which will be influenced by Poemhunter.com reader feed back and also a writers critique group that meets at Gemini Ink, a writer's cooperative in San Antonio, Texas. Keith Jenkin's " Cross and Hammer Publishing" is helping me bring it out. The projected subtitle is: 'Poems Twice Read on the World Wide Web' and the full title is still... more »

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  • '''You know you are getting old when you pack a second pair of under wear rather than your gun.' Bill Grace copyright retained''
    Bill Grace the Texas poet and retired Unitarian Universalist minister.
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  • ''Frank Thon was correct - if you aim for the stars - and I would add - work towards your goal - you very well may crash but you will still find a better earth. Bill Grace copyright retained''
    Rev. W. A. 'Bill' Grace Unitarian-Universalist Association
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  • ''Spiritual vision emerges through the fog of personal experience and culture and is both dependent upon and transcendent of these things. Bill Grace''
    The book 'The Life of Meaning' is current reading and inspiration. BG
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  • ''For the poet the writing of poetry - not even its publication - is the effervescence of his or her life.''
    Bill Grace
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  • Kumarmani Mahakul Kumarmani Mahakul (4/26/2020 4:29:00 PM)

    Bill Grace is wonderful, talented and famous poet who writes beautiful poems basing upon his perception. I know him and I like to read his poems. I have reviewed his poems and found that his poems are rich in social values. Everything he observes keenly. Bill Grace gives wonderful essence to his readers. I am wishing him all the best for his literary perseverance. May God bring happiness for him.

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  • Bill Grace (10/2/2016 6:07:00 PM)

    Marriage Blessing for the Wedding Couple

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  • Lare Austin (2/19/2005 12:21:00 PM)

    Hi Bill...read your poem 'Poetry As Prayer'...your words tell this so well...you are right...in so many ways writing poetry is so very solitude...but...rewarding...

    Lare Austin

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* A Prose Quote From Walt Whitman Appropriate To The Spirit Of This Blog (1855 Preface To 'Leaves Of Grass')

'Through the divinity of themselves shall the kosmos and the new breed of poets be interpreters of men and women and of all events and things. They shall find their inspiration in real objects to-day, symptoms of the past and future....They shall not deign to defend immortality or God or the perfection of things or liberty or the exquisite beauty and reality of the soul. They shall arise in America and be responded to from the remainder of the earth.'

Quoted from 'The Harvard Classics' edited by Charles W, Eliot copyright of 1938 by P. F. Collier & Son Corporation 'Prefaces and ...

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