Posts from the ‘poetry’ category

On Cleaning the Bedroom

My friend Rebecca has done the impossible:  she has made me want to clean bedrooms.  Oh sure, I can easily see the poetry in a clean…

Bed in Summer

In winter I get up at nightAnd dress by yellow candle-light.In summer quite the other way,I have to go to bed by day.I have to go…

All in June

All in Juneby William Henry Davies A week ago I had a fire To warm my feet, my hands and face; Cold winds, that never make…

The Reading Mother

by Strickland Gillilan I had a mother who read to me Sagas of pirates who scoured the sea.Cutlasses clenched in their yellow teeth;“Blackbirds” stowed in the…

Thanksgiving Poetry

Here are the two poems we’ve been working on for Thanksgiving. The first one Ben has memorized; the second is Cameron’s. 01 – We Thank Thee…

To Autumn

by William Blake O Autumn, laden with fruit, and stainèd With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit Beneath my shady roof; there thou…