Mark Strand

Prince Edward Island, Canada
Mark Strand
Prince Edward Island, Canada
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Lines For Winter

Rating: 4.7
Tell yourself
as it gets cold and gray falls from the air
that you will go on
walking, hearing
the same tune no matter where
you find yourself—
inside the dome of dark
or under the cracking white
of the moon's gaze in a valley of snow.
Tonight as it gets cold
tell yourself
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COMMENTS
Mahtab Bangalee 27 April 2020
ell yourself what you know which is nothing but the tune your bones play as you keep going......../// superb poem penned with introspective philosophy; thanks for sharing this poem
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Fartrell 09 October 2018
thats freking scary but really good for a poem
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Paul Reed 22 December 2016
Mark's poems meander left and right, to and fro, around bends and back again like a country lane and it is a similarly charming journey as we read.
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Cathy Smith 27 October 2015
oooo, nice. well done, logical free verse. my style too. have to say i like the way i write and i like your writing also.
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Savita Tyagi 27 October 2015
It's a beautiful poem. In the silence of night it remains with me as I close my eyes.
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Adeline Foster 26 January 2014
Being from the far north of Canada, this one hit pretty close to home for me. Try mine – I Cannot Return – Adeline
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