Edward Wright Haile

Rookie - 20 Points (Virginia)

Edward Wright Haile Poems

81. Zz 223 A Speech Before The Spartan Assembly 3/4/2009
82. Zz 224 Preferences 3/6/2009
83. Zz 228 Rescued From A Harem 3/7/2009
84. Zz 229 A Train Of Instincts 3/7/2009
85. Zz 233 Just Hold Me Tight 3/8/2009
86. Zz 235 Temporary Madness 3/8/2009
87. Zz 236 Some Speechless Afternoon So Fine 3/8/2009
88. Zz 241 I'M Sure That It Was Wrong 3/9/2009
89. Zz 245 Let's Try To Be A Pair Of Birds 3/10/2009
90. Zz 246 Love Has No Universals 3/10/2009
91. Zz 248 I Met A Man As Lonely As A Tree 3/10/2009
92. Zz 251 How Very Pretty Are You 3/10/2009
93. Zz 252 Love Seeks To Make Two People Into One 3/10/2009
94. Zz 256 If Soul's The Body's Life 3/11/2009
95. Zz 257 Loves Vs. Enjoyments 3/11/2009
96. Zz 258 His Loved His Wife Down To The Day She Died 3/11/2009
97. Zz 261 He Rose Each Day 3/11/2009
98. Zz 262 I Married Somebody I Hardly Knew 3/12/2009
99. Zz 269 As If I Ruled The World 3/13/2009
100. Zz 273 Boy/Girl 3/15/2009
101. Zz 274 Women 3/15/2009
102. Zz 275 The Lord Meant Two Of Us 3/15/2009
103. Zz 276 The Flower Of A Vase 3/15/2009
104. Zz 277 Death I Cannot Forgive 3/19/2009
105. Zz 278 Love's Learning Is Forgiving 3/19/2009
106. Zz 279 I Know I'Ll Always 3/19/2009
107. Zz 280 That Loving Figure Moving 3/21/2009
108. Zz 282 Ike The Dog 3/21/2009
109. Zz 285 A Single Chance 3/22/2009
110. Zz 295 The Love Of God 3/22/2009
111. Zz 305 Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65-8 B.C) 3/24/2009
112. Zz 306 An Art Of Poetry 3/24/2009
113. Zz 308 Love Was Made For Me 3/26/2009
114. Zz 309 Cruel Love 3/26/2009
115. Zz 318 He Aloud, 'she' Aside 3/28/2009
116. Zz 320 My Loves Multiply 3/28/2009
117. Zz 322 I May Be Blind 3/29/2009
118. Zz 323 I Don'T Suppose It Matters To The Victim 3/29/2009
119. Zz 326 Free Verse Gone A-Courting 3/30/2009
120. Zz 327 I Cannot Make Comparisons 4/1/2009
Best Poem of Edward Wright Haile

A World Without People

… a world of birds and ponds,
this world
of camphor-scented glades, a new one
in morning flames beyond each one
my soul comes and inquires within,

one with showers of light spotting the sea’s nameless floors,
nameless glades, full of chatter,
colored roots, great cats loping in retreat,
big-eyed dogs licking and shameless,

and never the solitaire hand of money-making,
the forcing plow before the money-shire,
the clink of scheming, the cuss of sweat,

but a world that washes, cools, christens with scent,
a world of life farmed with the...

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Zz 075 Two Trains

Two trains depart on courses that collide
above an Asiatic river gorge,
and feed their cars into a tumbling surge,
three hundred estimated to have died.

Among them, sweethearts who had each entrained
(two mourning doves were sighing over space)
and unannounced had flown to reembrace,
in boiling currents form a single stain.

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