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Atheist Exile replied to Karen's discussion Oops wrong button- trying again with a request and new poem. in the group ARS POETICA
"Galway Kinnell is one of my favorite poets. I've posted another of his poems elsewhere in this group. The following poem, “Duck Chasing”, is one of his earlier poems. It presages a comment he made, later in life, that “our…"
Oct 12, 2009
Karen replied to Karen's discussion A Blessing by James Wright in the group ARS POETICA
"This poem can ellicit tears of joy and appreciation from me. It is true poetry."
Sep 26, 2009
Karen added 2 discussions to the group ARS POETICA
Sep 26, 2009
Karen replied to Karen's discussion Oops wrong button- trying again with a request and new poem. in the group ARS POETICA
"Lovely-it transports me to that "universal" feeling. Here's hoping you can still feel as nonchalant about the Dow Jones average."
Sep 26, 2009
Karen replied to Karen's discussion Oops wrong button- trying again with a request and new poem. in the group ARS POETICA
"Congratulations on 42 years of marriage! I think the subject of this long term relationship at the pont of many years IS inspiration for poetry. Marriage becomes its own poetry - so much is said in so few words, but body language is so well read,…"
Sep 26, 2009
Chris Brockman replied to Karen's discussion Oops wrong button- trying again with a request and new poem. in the group ARS POETICA
"Re After Twenty Years of Marriage: This is a loving, lovely poem that gets at the reality of a long-term relationship (and I love it!). A long time ago I used to go to sleep every night with one arm under my wife's neck as I held her close. I…"
Sep 26, 2009
Ian Mason replied to Karen's discussion Oops wrong button- trying again with a request and new poem. in the group ARS POETICA
"I think I've posted this before but it's still a favourite of mine and is an inspiration. Invictus 1875 Out of the night that covers me, Black as the Pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the…"
Sep 26, 2009
Karen joined Dale McGowan's group
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Foundation Beyond Belief (Official)

Foundation Beyond Belief is a charitable and educational foundation created to focus, encourage and demonstrate humanistic generosity and to support nontheistic parent education.
Sep 26, 2009
Karen replied to Karen's discussion A new poem written by me for your critical perusal. in the group ARS POETICA
"Thank you Chris. The old-fashioned quality comes from the assignment which was to create a poem in the Shakespearean sonnet form. I was taking a master's course in poetry and poetic forms and were charged with creating poetry as a way of…"
Sep 26, 2009
Ian Mason replied to Karen's discussion Oops wrong button- trying again with a request and new poem. in the group ARS POETICA
"I like your poem a lot. The combination of romantic and realistic is a success."
Sep 26, 2009
Karen replied to Karen's discussion Oops wrong button- trying again with a request and new poem. in the group ARS POETICA
"Jeez. I uploaded the file with my class comments and process. Either this will be entertaining or annoying. Sorry!"
Sep 25, 2009
Trance Gemini replied to Karen's discussion A new poem written by me for your critical perusal. in the group ARS POETICA
"The way you use the imagery to make a quiet statement is quite beautiful. I enjoyed this."
Aug 24, 2009
Ian Mason replied to Karen's discussion A new poem written by me for your critical perusal. in the group ARS POETICA
"Like it. Reminds me of when my daughter was young."
Aug 24, 2009
Karen replied to Karen's discussion A new poem written by me for your critical perusal. in the group ARS POETICA
"Do you know Ralphy Vaughn William's "Theme From Tallis"? It is an obscure reference. I should enclose a footnote. Most people know Khalil Gibran. Thanks!"
Aug 23, 2009
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A new poem written by me for your critical perusal.

Child LilyRed daylily, coaxed by revolution’s hot rayBursts wide open, luxuriant, luminous.Hidden beauty, in my garden it must stay.My heart leaps for this moment, numinous.On this day, one life, one truth, this flowerNo fear, no sin, no strife, only beauty.Like my sleeping child’s budding powerEyelids shining, perfect bow lips, t’is her dutyTo fly from my grasp, strong and sure, beyond bravery,Like Gibran’s arrow, toward longings I can’t knowLike Theme from Tallis, swelling, bittersweet…See More
Aug 23, 2009
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ARS POETICA

ARS POETICA is a group for those who love poetry, anyone who is just curious, and everyone in between. Post your favorite or original poems.See More
Aug 23, 2009

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At 10:45pm on March 17, 2010, Wes Bonez said…
(= Happy Birthday from Washington State! =)
At 6:17am on March 17, 2010, John Jubinsky said…
Hi Karen! Have a very happy birthday.
At 9:08pm on September 26, 2009, Dale McGowan said…
I'll keep that in mind Karen, thanks for the interest! No idea how it will shake out at the moment.
 
 
 

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