Category Archives: Poetry

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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“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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Walking and Watching

Walking and Watching – by Julia . I met a man the other day Who walked exactly like you Propelled by his head, Rather than his feet; Shoulders bent low, As if he carried the weight of the worlds Or … Continue reading

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Gravity

Gravity is a ghost, Pulling receipts off tables When no one is near.

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Hello, Again

Time – by Julia (me) . (Time slips away) A physical reminder each morning As my calendar gets thinner: Each day I pull off a page. (Time slips away) I’ve moved my clock to the bathroom counter— The hands just moved so … Continue reading

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