Mary Angela Douglas

Little Rock, Arkansas United States of America
Mary Angela Douglas
Little Rock, Arkansas United States of America

Poems

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1.
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
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2.
A Sparkling Ensued
to my sister, Sharon,
and all her glistening music

go deeper into the woods soothed my pages,
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3.
Fare Thee Well: To My Grandfather Milton B. Young
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my memory's screen door opens to the stars;
there's my Grandfather in the yard
gazing up at the constellations
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4.
Alive
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;
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5.
A Visitation
song itself came to the back stairs of the castle
in a drenching rain
like the princess in old fairy stories, refrains
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6.
Notes In The Snow
what if we wrote notes in the snow

here we were when the birds finished the breadcrumb trail
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7.
Last Minute Christmas Eve 1964
last minute drugstore gifts are best for pure excitement!
someone's sure to want just one more box of
chocolate covered cherries-
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8.
I Wrote On A Page Of Light
I wrote on a page of light;
it vanished.
then there was night.
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9.
And This Is Music
[to God our Father]

this is to the One who caused, who causes
music to arise though He is denied
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10.
if I could have written on an endless sky
the beginning and ending of your fraught and mysterious syllables
and only in clouds that I knew would fade
Poetry, still I would have tried.
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