Josh Mitteldorf

Rookie - 284 Points (10 May 1949 / New York)

Comments about Josh Mitteldorf

  • Kayoko Kan (7/17/2012 2:14:00 PM)

    I like the variety of style and spirit in your poems. Tenderness mixed with great mischief and adventure, thanks!

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Best Poem of Josh Mitteldorf

Sweet Creation

Sweet creation, source of grace divine
For all that ails us, offer consolation!
Incarnate for our human exaltation,
To salve our tears, a transcendental shrine.

And if the herb and blossom—nature's spice—
Intoxicate our bosom with their charm,
enchant us—Please, thou needst not take alarm—
If human wings seem bent toward paradise.

For was't not thou bestowed imagination
Upon our thought, a crowning gift so rare—
A glass to see the world's reflected Stuff?

Our hearts behold thy world with trepidation;
In awe can we but clasp our hands in ...

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Morning Glory

While thine eyes are fringed with sand -
Dreams uncensored, day unplanned -
Hasten not to lift the blind
To leave thy sleepy thoughts behind.
Linger, hover - not quite waking -
Rush not, inner realm forsaking,
To the day's accomplishment;
Decode the missive heaven sent!
Thy soul lies open like a flower,

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