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Robert Frost - The Road Not Taken

The Road Not Taken   Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked do…

Started by Steph S.Latest Reply

What is your favorite stanza or quote from a poem?

What is your favorite stanza or quote from a poem? Mine is from "Anactoria", by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837 - 1909). I just love these…

Started by A Former MemberLatest Reply

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Maciej Matiaszowski -- all for theistic goals

atheist coming out the brights naturalists center for naturalism center for pragmatic buddhism atheist buddhists nah theistic goals all of…

Started by Maciej Matiaszowski

0 Sep 10

The Emperor of Ice-Cream - Wallace Stevens

The Emperor of Ice-Cream Call the roller of big cigars, The muscular one, and bid him whip In kitchen cups concupiscent curds. Let the we…

Started by Grinning Cat

5 Aug 16
Reply by Jonathan Tweet

In the event of my death - Louise Anne Buchler

Started by Napoleon Bonaparte

3 May 12
Reply by Tom Sarbeck

Anne Pigalle makes a prayer for her last week of fundraising

Anne Pigalle grew up in Paris (in Montmartre precisely). She was brought up in an artistic home, her father being a jazz musician and her…

Started by Napoleon Bonaparte

0 May 11

What's Sacred Now?

Here are two poems about the immorality of fossil fuel. I welcome suggestions to improve them. What's Sacred Now? Fossil Fuel Fire         …

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

7 Apr 22
Reply by Grinning Cat

The Indian upon God

you may have created him in your own image This reminded me of a wonderful Yeats poem: I passed along the water's edge below the humid tre…

Started by Luara

1 Apr 3
Reply by Derek ~William Haughton

I Think I Should Have Loved You Presently, by Edna St. Vincent Millay

I Think I Should Have Loved You Presently I think I should have loved you presently,And given in earnest words I flung in jest;And lifted h…

Started by A Former Member

1 Mar 25
Reply by Derek ~William Haughton

Climate Change Haiku

Keeping It Simple: Scientist Uses Haiku to Explain Climate Change Greg Johnson, an oceanographer with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Dec 21, 2013
Reply by Tom Sarbeck


Churches are haunted houses to me,and I am a ghost.The religious part of me diedlong ago.I only watch from the walls, silent,while those ar…

Started by Anne

2 Jul 15, 2013
Reply by Anne

Motherland - Louise Ann Buchler

Growing up white in stark contrast Feeling my privilege like a tumor on my heart Coming to know you Like I never knew you As if I had watch…

Started by Napoleon Bonaparte

0 Jul 5, 2013


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