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The Red Poppy

Rating: 3.8

The great thing
is not having
a mind. Feelings:
oh, I have those; they
govern me. I have
a lord in heaven
called the sun, and open
for him, showing him
the fire of my own heart, fire
like his presence.

What could such glory be
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Sandra Adelmund 24 April 2009

I love the poems Gluck writes from the perspective of flowers because she often incorporates so much information directly from Greek mythology and her expression is absolutely exquisite. I

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Colleen Courtney 14 May 2014

An interesting piece. Nicely written!

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Sofia Fiona 11 March 2016

Very touching; it resonates with me.

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Edward Kofi Louis 11 March 2016

They govern me and, they lead me on in peace. Nice work.

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Edward Kofi Louis 11 March 2016

Thea govern me and, they lead me on. Nice work.

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fortnite 25 January 2021

boooo just joking

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fynnley woodbridge 10 November 2020

i am looking at this website because i am writing poems about poppys. may the legends rest in peace.

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P A Noushad 16 October 2020

Very beautifully woven poem with great ideas dear friend Louise Gluck.

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Susan Williams 11 March 2016

Intriguing thoughts married to intriguing style

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Dev Anand 11 March 2016

showing him the fire of my own heart, fire like his presence. What could such glory be if not a heart? liked these verses very much. thank you.

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