Tag: poetry

Poetry Tuesday: Roald Dahl


The kids and I visited the library yesterday. As I went in search of Ancient Mesopotamia, I noticed the shelf of children’s poetry right behind me. I picked up a volume of Roald Dahl‘s verses. I am enjoying his dark, strange poems. Some of…

A poem by Mercy Otis Warren


A Thought on the Inestimable Blessing of Reason What is it moves within my soul, And as the needle to the pole Directs me to the final cause The central point of nature’s laws? ‘Tis reason, Lord, which thou has given A ray divine,…

Poetry Tuesday: Milton


Sonnet VII: How soon hath Time, the Subtle Thief of Youth by John Milton How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth, Stol’n on his wing my three-and-twentieth year! My hasting days fly on with full career, But my late spring no bud…

Are You Lonely?


John commented on last week’s Thankful Thursday post regarding friendship, “Friendship is an important topic. I would like to see some more books about it. It seems like, in all of our busyness, we don’t make time for friends like we should. I like…

Poetry Tuesday: Rain


The rain began late last night. It promises to continue through tomorrow with the possibility of turning to snow. Since it’s time for another “Poetry Tuesday” post, I searched for one about rain. I enjoyed thinking about the voice and song and purpose of…

%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this: