Author Archives: youthfulblossom

Sea-Fever

Sea-Fever – by John Masefield . I must down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky, And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by, And the wheel’s kick and … Continue reading

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Mid-Winter Sun

The sun blinds me, makes me sneeze The winter sun, the winter air The blue, blue sky—incredibly blue! I wouldn’t believe it if I weren’t seeing it Not in Nebraska, more fields than people, Crop-duster capital of the world. No, … Continue reading

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Ferris Wheel

A note I found that I wrote in high school: The girl on the Ferris wheel doesn’t care what the people below do or think, but only that the sky is so close, she could bring some of the blue … Continue reading

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Rediscover

Do you ever forget your dreams?  You think you’re following them, but you get so wrapped up in whatever you’re doing that you forget what it felt like to love that thing and that dream. And then you see someone … Continue reading

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I Dream of Ireland

As always, I find myself missing Ireland.  Right now, I particularly miss Dublin and the Liffey, and I am consoling myself by reading The Road Round Ireland by Padraic Colum. Here’s an amazing quote from George Moore that Padraic includes in a discussion about Dublin … Continue reading

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“Memory…

All alone in the moonlight…” (I couldn’t resist 🙂 ).  I know, it’s been forever since I’ve written.  Here’s a poem I wrote in the first week of school this fall—I thought about giving you context, but I’m kind of … Continue reading

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Peace

The Lake Isle Of Innisfree – W.B. Yeats . I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made: Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the … Continue reading

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