Karle Wilson Baker
United States
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I Shall Be Loved As Quiet Things

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I shall be loved as quiet things
Are loved--white pigeons in the sun,
Curled yellow leaves that whisper down
One after one;

The silver reticence of smoke
That tells no secret of its birth
Among the fiery agonies
That turn the earth;
Cloud-islands; reaching arms of trees;
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Savita Tyagi 04 April 2021
Marvelous poem. When all is said only it's quiet part shall live.....
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Grasshopper Bot 04 April 2021
Congratulations Karle
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Sylvia Frances Chan 03 April 2021
A marvelous poem, loveliest rendered. So lyrical and lovely.
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Harley White 03 April 2021
Excellent imagery in each lovely lyrical line...
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A wonderful poem so beautifully crafted and executed. A poetic gem.
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Bharati Nayak 03 April 2021
What an amazing and soothing poem! Let me quote ' I shall be loved as quiet things Are loved--white pigeons in the sun, Curled yellow leaves that whisper down One after one; '
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Savita Tyagi 24 September 2020
I shall return to read this poem again and again to be consumed by its beauty and depth.
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Amar Agarwala 16 July 2016
What an utterly compelling poem! Beautiful, poignant and so full of rich meaning. Loved it! !
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Stephen Loomes 16 July 2016
A lovely piece of heart rendered into words
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Curled yellow leaves that fallen lie Hath a beauty of their own delight The pride of being once so high Shimmers in the dew of dying light….. Great poem by Karle.....
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