Mary Havran

Rookie (1950 / Ohio)

. Ignorance Be Bliss - Poem by Mary Havran

If Ignorance be Bliss
One may not seek for this
But if Intelligence is Unwise
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Comments about . Ignorance Be Bliss by Mary Havran

  • (10/30/2008 4:10:00 AM)

    amazing insight and expression - so rhythmic, philosophical. a classic indeed.
    MAMTA
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  • (3/12/2008 4:53:00 AM)

    A truly amazing piece of work. Wish you could tutor me into writing so well.... (Report)Reply

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  • (3/11/2008 10:06:00 PM)

    excellent poem!
    such a strong message, and it is beautifully woven together in an intricate mannor.
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  • (2/23/2008 10:26:00 PM)

    Mary Mary quite contrary, who knew you weren't ordinary. An artist at hand with words for a paint brush. Bravo (Report)Reply

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  • (2/19/2008 9:51:00 PM)

    I am inclined to make this poem of yours part of my credo. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/2/2008 5:44:00 AM)

    Woah! where did this come from, you are such a fine writer Mary
    I read this and thought, hey, wisdom is not dead, it lives and breathes through the heart of others still

    An amazing poem Mary

    Love duncan X
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  • Res John Burman (2/1/2008 11:55:00 AM)

    Lovely, Mary, Thank you ~ R (Report)Reply

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  • Melvin Banggollay (1/31/2008 8:57:00 PM)

    Thanks for sharing this wonderful poem. Its really true, better to be wise that too inteligent ot intellectual for knowledgeable people who knew everything under the sun does not mean they have the right and prudent wisdom in their heart, mind and soul.

    best wishes,
    melvin
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  • (1/29/2008 6:33:00 PM)

    I love this... so kewl how it comes back around to the begining. (Report)Reply

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  • (1/29/2008 3:07:00 AM)

    This is an incredible poem, easily my favorite poem that hasn't come from a publication, (unless this has been published before, if not it should be) The last six lines are my favorite, the rhythm and flow is just perfect. (Report)Reply

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  • (1/27/2008 10:02:00 AM)

    Thank you for sharing this unique and eloquently written poem Mary love it! ! *10*!
    Best regards, Friend Thad
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  • (1/24/2008 3:28:00 PM)

    A lot of wisdom in well executed verse. (Report)Reply

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