Leslie Philibert

Bronze Star - 2,826 Points (6th March 1954 / London, England)

Leslie Philibert Poems

241. The Moon And The Burning Landship 5/14/2014
242. Copy Children 5/18/2014
243. Ostfront 5/23/2014
244. Flora 5/27/2014
245. The Soul 5/30/2014
246. Refugees 5/31/2014
247. Still Life 6/5/2014
248. St Malo 6/18/2014
249. Acheron 6/24/2014
250. Echnaton And The Miracle 7/1/2014
251. Ten Forms Of Green 7/4/2014
252. The Holy Grail 7/10/2014
253. Winter 7/13/2014
254. Dharma Bicycle 7/19/2014
255. Why Archie Shepp Is God 7/27/2014
256. Girl In A Garden 7/31/2014
257. A Small Girl Sleeping At Night 8/7/2014
258. The Escape 8/11/2014
259. Die Lösung 8/16/2014
260. Paradise 8/19/2014
261. Reasons Not To Visit Dachau 8/27/2014
262. Asbo 8/31/2014
263. The Dead Bird In My Garden 9/2/2014
264. A Savage God 9/5/2014
265. Ghosts 9/10/2014
266. Shadow Girl 9/21/2014
267. Autumn 9/28/2014
268. Through A Window 10/9/2014
269. Bird In A Piano 10/10/2014
270. After You Left 10/16/2014
271. Gretchen At The Spinning Wheel 11/7/2014
272. Year`s End 11/12/2014
273. Song Of Farewell 11/22/2014
274. Song Of The Bell 11/22/2014
275. Brighton In September 11/25/2014
276. Hauptbahnhof Berlin Blues 12/4/2014
277. After A Line By Geoffrey Chaucer 12/10/2014
278. A Winter Poem 12/21/2014
279. Autonecropolis 12/26/2014
280. Motherhouse 12/29/2014

Comments about Leslie Philibert

  • Frank (popeye) Pulver Frank (popeye) Pulver (4/7/2013 8:03:00 PM)

    Mr. Philibert, thank you for helping with some of my errors on some of my poetry. I am here to say that we use very differents styles of poetry. I have only been writing my poetry for a few years and it helps me get out some of my feelings so I do not forget them in life. I am person that forgets a lot of things in life pretty easily.

    As poets we try to pour out the feelings from our hearts and souls. This is what helps me in my daily life, I have a life that was almost taken from me so I am trying to make the most of it by writing down my thoughts.

    I hope that when I leave this place in life that my children will see the work that I done in my life. So please do not criticize a poet's work. We might not see their ideas but we still need to respect them for their work.

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  • Philo Yan Philo Yan (8/15/2012 6:31:00 AM)

    Your poems are thought provoking and I have to read it a few times and reflect your meaning.

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  • Yvonne Rautenbach (8/14/2012 11:11:00 AM)

    re 'Hospital' absolutely brilliant..must find time to read more of your poems later

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  • Aivilo Gnuoy (8/8/2012 3:09:00 PM)

    Your poems are well written and I enjoy reading them!

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  • Kayoko Kan (7/11/2012 6:15:00 AM)

    I enjoy reading your poems- a vivid blend of descriptions that enrich the mind, thanks.

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Best Poem of Leslie Philibert

A Dry-Stone Wall Near Coleraine (For Seamus Heaney)

As if the pale stones
share the warmth
between two sides;
sea and field cut,
early light and full morning;
the path weathered and slow.

Read the full of A Dry-Stone Wall Near Coleraine (For Seamus Heaney)

Escape

When the silence is as taut as a violin string
the rest awaits as you climb past the invitation
of an open window, your day in shopping bags

that redden the joints of your hands, as if you
wait helpless at a busy junction, the heavy trucks
that throw warmth and grit in your face,

this is graceless, like worn slippers under a hospital bed

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