Mary Angela Douglas

Mary Angela Douglas

Little Rock, Arkansas United States of America
Mary Angela Douglas
Little Rock, Arkansas United States of America
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The Names Of Things
to Ray Bradbury, looking back, or forward

the names of things we held in our heart
when alphabets foundered and worlds came apart
A Sparkling Ensued
to my sister, Sharon,
and all her glistening music

go deeper into the woods soothed my pages,
Fare Thee Well: To My Grandfather Milton B. Young
my memory's screen door opens to the stars;
there's my Grandfather in the yard
gazing up at the constellations
we make useful things: things that won't shatter.
we make useful things, things that Matter.
think of a wave on the sea, I said;
A Visitation
song itself came to the back stairs of the castle
in a drenching rain
like the princess in old fairy stories, refrains


Kumarmani Mahakul 27 October 2018
On behalf of all fellow poets of PH Family and our Mahakul Family we offer a title of honour to poetess Mary Angela Douglas as, Empyrean Elegance. From today onward she will be known as Empyrean Elegance Mary Angela Douglas. This title of honour is offered to her due to her outstanding perseverance and contribution to the world literature. Her poems are deeply philosophical and valuable. We hope, all poets, visitors and people will like this title offered to her.
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Ann Buermann Wass 06 July 2018
Was thinking about you recently and wondering if I could find you. Remember our days at Fontbonne together?
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I love your poet'page.I am tempted to read more about your works after going thru a few.
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James Mclain 15 November 2016
Few have the honesty As do you To have like you the truth As you speak in your Biography .. James
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Mary Douglas 02 July 2016
Thank you for your kind comment Odiete. I believe that poetry and being a poet is from God. If there is any vastness in my poems it comes from my being happy to think about the vastness of God. We are all vast in Him I like to think too. My versatility comes from having a scattered, butterfly like brain that likes to flit from flower to flower in terms of topics to think about (why I always had trouble with writing research papers in school at the last minute; not from procrastination, just from liking too much to research and keep finding things out without drawing conclusions. Heaven will be at least in part, for me, I think, the joy of NEVER AGAIN HAVING TO DRAW CONCLUS9ONS! God bless you a abundantly in your continuing (and already eternal) life as a poet. Thank You. Mary Angela Douglas
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Ovi Odiete 02 July 2016
You are such a Vast, Versatile and talented Poetess.....
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