Mary Angela Douglas

Mary Angela Douglas Poems

1. Russian Poetry Of A Certain Era -new- 1/19/2019
2. While Filling Out Forms She Thinks Of Other Things -new- 1/19/2019
3. Russian Folklore At A Glance -new- 1/19/2019
4. Maybe We'll Find Lost Cities In The Snow -new- 1/19/2019
5. The Stars And Other Considerations -new- 1/19/2019
6. God Is Not A Game Show Host 10/29/2018
7. How Will They Manage The Clouds I Dreamed 10/30/2018
8. They Would All Find Out -new- 1/10/2019
9. Different Than We Were Before -new- 1/12/2019
10. Can The Wind Breathe -new- 1/13/2019
11. The Pause In The Music: What It Means -new- 1/15/2019
12. I Smile Into Far Distances -new- 1/15/2019
13. People Were Hamming It Up/The Moon Like A Marble -new- 1/17/2019
14. For The Angels Dressed In Green -new- 1/17/2019
15. The Case For Being Made Flower Girls Instead -new- 1/17/2019
16. Leaving The Maps Unfolded -new- 1/17/2019
17. A Christmas Wish Remembered -new- 1/17/2019
18. I Look Behind -new- 1/17/2019
19. Leaving The Great Pronouncements On The Flood -new- 1/17/2019
20. To The Waxworks Going Down, The Soul In Flames -new- 1/17/2019
21. The Clown In Tears Nor Riding The Rails -new- 1/17/2019
22. Perhaps She Was Born To Illumine Small Corners -new- 1/17/2019
23. Music In Heaven -new- 1/18/2019
24. Over The Boughs Of April Floats -new- 1/18/2019
25. What We Learned In The Blue Winds -new- 1/18/2019
26. They Always Lived -new- 1/18/2019
27. Wanted: A Small Room 9/1/2018
28. Something For Arthur Rubinstein 9/1/2018
29. To Our Lady Poverty 9/1/2018
30. When I Was Queen Of The Paper Doll Stage (My Sister Too) 9/1/2018
31. As I Stood Before The Looking Glass Wood 9/1/2018
32. And The Incoming Tide 9/1/2018
33. The Beautiful Things Not Playing Their Part 9/2/2018
34. Seed Pearl Not The Rose 9/2/2018
35. I Only See 9/2/2018
36. To God My Father In The January Sleet Remembered 9/7/2018
37. The King Of Small Hearts 9/7/2018
38. Learning To Say 9/7/2018
39. I Shall Miss Silver Buttons 9/7/2018
40. Shelley, My Shelley 9/7/2018

Comments about Mary Angela Douglas

  • Kumarmani Mahakul Kumarmani Mahakul (10/27/2018 7:20:00 AM)

    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 (7/6/2018 5:47:00 AM)

    Was thinking about you recently and wondering if I could find you. Remember our days at Fontbonne together?

  • Prabhata Kumar Sahoo Prabhata Kumar Sahoo (5/8/2017 11:54:00 PM)

    I love your poet'page.I am tempted to read more about your works after going thru a few.

  • Is It Poetry James Mclain Is It Poetry James Mclain (11/15/2016 10:55:00 AM)

    Few have the honesty
    As do you
    To have like you the truth
    As you speak in your
    Biography .. James

  • Mary Angela Douglas Mary Angela Douglas (7/2/2016 4:10:00 PM)

    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

  • Ovi-enita Odiete Ovi-enita Odiete (7/2/2016 3:44:00 PM)

    You are such a Vast, Versatile and talented Poetess.....

Best Poem of Mary Angela Douglas

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
and the clouds drifted over mindless borders

and were crucified.
the names of things, the orange and the lemon
the midnight zither and the bluebird plans

the tissue paper birthdays at a secret command
all disappeared, their ribbons curling.
all but the names we taught our children to revere and

year past year,
never to split the silver from the rains,
to refrain from negating the Soul.

and ever to stow the...

Read the full of The Names Of Things

Selling Garcia-Lorca

.'...a las cinco de la tarde' -Federico Garcia-Lorca

selling garcia-lorca
I walked to the edge of
the olive groved sea

and wept into it
the citrus stars shone
down on the last moon

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