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South Of My Days

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South of my days' circle, part of my blood's country,
rises that tableland, high delicate outline
of bony slopes wincing under the winter,
low trees, blue-leaved and olive, outcropping granite-
clean, lean, hungry country. The creek's leaf-silenced,
willow choked, the slope a tangle of medlar and crabapple
branching over and under, blotched with a green lichen;
and the old cottage lurches in for shelter.

O cold the black-frost night. The walls draw in to the warmth

and the old roof cracks its joints; the slung kettle
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
hfdhahfuhdufhuhushdf 22 February 2018

i like memes xd wuss popping jimBo

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Geeta Radhakrishna Menon 30 September 2017

No-one is listening South of my days' circle I know it dark against the stars, the high lean country full of old stories that still go walking in my sleep. An elegant poem!

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Subhas Chandra Chakra 30 September 2017

No-one is listening South of my days' circle I know it dark against the stars, the high lean country full of old stories that still go walking in my sleep. Beautiful poem shared with us. Thanks poet.

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Geoffrey Fafard 30 September 2017

South of my days.....! This poem this fantastic poem brings tears, smiles and memories to me here in my older days. It shines like the sun.

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Kumarmani Mahakul 30 September 2017

Beautiful poem with nice penmanship. Thanks and congratulations to her soul for being selected this poem as the poem of the day.

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Edward Kofi Louis 30 September 2017

Under the winter! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Bernard F. Asuncion 30 September 2017

Such an interesting poem to read....

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Alexander Julian 30 September 2017

A special word makes for a nice gift. Lots of subtlety and direction here, with romantic vocabulary at command toward nature.

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Susan Williams 30 September 2017

Yum.... now this is writing! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Reading myself some more Wright, that's for sure!

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Nudershada Cabanes 30 September 2017

A delightful poem. I enjoyed the imagery.

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