Daniel Brick

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Daniel Brick
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I was born in the late 1940s which makes me one of the BABY-BOOMERS. But we could also have been called PEACE-BABIES, because that's why so many of our parents wanted
to start families - a horrendous war had ended in total victory and the Great Depression had been replaced by the New Prosperity. My parents, from lower middle backgrounds, benefited from this prosperity and were truly grateful to God and Country. But peace did not last. Ultimately, the war-mongers of the century can always find a reason for violence, and I include our nation, almost continually fighting a war somewhere, in this criticism. I'm not talking about valid or invalid reasons for war but rather the brutal FACT OF... more »

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul Kumarmani Mahakul (10/3/2018 11:41:00 PM)

    On behalf of all fellow poets, PH family and our Mahakul family we offer a title of honour to poet Daniel Brick born on 10 June 1947 in St. Paul, MN as, Startling Mirror. From today on-wards he will be known as Startling Mirror Daniel Brick. This title of honour is offered to him due his outstanding contribution to the world poetic literature. We hope all poets and visitors will accept this.

  • Bharati Nayak Bharati Nayak (6/9/2018 7:47:00 PM)

    Poetry
    That have power
    to tame wild birds
    Perhaps, my words
    are always less
    To say how wonderfully
    they touch me.

    Seeking your blessings
    Oh Poet Daniel Brick.! ! (Part-2)

  • Bharati Nayak Bharati Nayak (6/9/2018 7:42:00 PM)

    How lucky I am
    That you belong to my time!
    How lucky I am that I found your poetry!
    Poems, so beautiful and reassuring,
    Those can bring Angels closer to us,
    Spreading scent of sumac bushes
    Poetry that is like sunlight
    For the trees, far and near(Part-1)

  • Jez Brul Jez Brul (2/27/2018 7:58:00 PM)

    Sir Daniel Brick is a truly A LIVING LEGEND. His magnificent works are on par with that of Hemingway, Shakespeare and Wordsworth. I salute this great poet of our time. Far beyond compare!

  • Glen Kappy Glen Kappy (2/25/2018 5:39:00 PM)

    If you're new to Poemhunter and/or haven't read the poems of Daniel Brick, I encourage you to explore them. Daniel can write with the facility that comes from years of practice, with knowledge of the humanities that enriches his work, but, most of all, his writing comes from a lovely heart. He's one of the few poets I regularly visit here. -Glen Kappy

  • Jez Brul Jez Brul (2/13/2018 10:28:00 PM)

    Sir Daniel Brick is definitely a William Shakespeare reborn!

  • Susan Williams Susan Williams (12/3/2016 3:23:00 PM)

    A volume of Daniel Brick's poetry can sit on a bookshelf with its head up and spine straight among all the volumes of the best of poetry from the pens of all the best classic authors- - Dickinson, Frost, Sandburg, cummings, Tennyson, name your favorite. Daniel's pen flows with magic not just ink. His poetry has my head swirling with questions and wonders and imagery and magic and symbolism and psychology and philosophy and memories and heroism and love and joy of living. Every time I have picked up a new poem of his to read I find it Absolutely The Top-Notch Writing that all his readers have come to expect from Daniel Brick.

  • Nosheen Irfan Nosheen Irfan (8/6/2016 3:13:00 AM)

    Daniel's poetry and his reviews are a treasure for this site n for the members n visitors. He has great depth n insight that is unmatched n unrivaled. We are so lucky to come across his classy works that have so many layers of meaning. He is also a gem of a person with a large heart n mind. You can't help but be impressed with his persona n aura that is reflected beautifully through his poems n his reviews. Don't have enough words for him.

  • Bharati Nayak Bharati Nayak (2/23/2016 8:10:00 AM)

    I am just awed by Daniel's poems and reviews.They have so much depth, they are so insightful.It is wonderful to see how he connects our inner self with the outer self.It is always a pleasure to read his reviews.He is not only a poet of very high stature but a good human being as he always inspires others with his positive words.He is a crusader against terrorism and inequality.We can never describe Daniel as a poet, critique or person in these few words.I only salute him for his great contribution to the world of literature.I am so lucky to have met him through this webite- -Poem Hunter..

  • Galina Italyanskaya Galina Italyanskaya (1/6/2016 5:04:00 PM)

    Daniel, you deserve odes!)

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Best Poem of Daniel Brick

After The Poet's Death

His poems refuse
to mourn his passing, they
detach themselves from
books, magazines, wall hangings
and float freely
in the fair summer air.

Their refusal to mourn is
steadfast. 'He's just changed
his address, ' one of his
first poems says to the new
lyrics. 'He's done this before,
searching for a better place to live.'

'And we always go with him, '
pipes a small poem, barely
audible, maybe not
completed, hardly a poem
at all. 'We are all of us
pieces of his soul, ' booms

the lordly Epic Poem
of 24 cantos. 'We must
catch ...

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