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A Nativity

Rating: 2.8
WHAT woman hugs her infant there?
Another star has shot an ear.

What made the drapery glisten so?
Not a man but Delacroix.

What made the ceiling waterproof?
Landor's tarpaulin on the roof

What brushes fly and moth aside?
Irving and his plume of pride.
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Stuart Munro 07 December 2020
When I lived in Dublin, I’d sit by the evenings wood fire, Butler Yeats the first poet I ever read, , I’d have a Nick Drake folk album gently playing in the background Nice memory I collected, I won’t forget
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Khairul Ahsan 06 December 2020
'Can there be mercy in that look? ' - Loved this last line.
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Mahtab Bangalee 06 December 2020
this poem is hard to understanding for me; but the last couplet - " Why is the woman terror-struck? Can there be mercy in that look? " - it's quite expressive and thought provoking where reader's mind will think and roam to get the roots of this poem again and again;
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Ratnakar Mandlik 06 December 2020
The basic concern raising simple doubts in day today life beautifully versified. A great classic poem crafted by the master craftsman.
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Savita Tyagi 06 December 2020
I wish I could understand this poem a little better. It raises many questions and creates symbolic unusual answers but all answers seem ambiguous and short lived to relieve the terror of life.
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Edward Kofi Louis 06 December 2020
Questions waiting for answers! ! ! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Ratnakar Mandlik 24 September 2019
" Why is the woman terror struck? Can there be mercy in that look? Meaningful questions raised in soliloquy in form of poetic expression.
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