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Poetry Monday

Credit: Timeless Images Studio’s Esty store. Our poem today was recommended to me by a good friend and compatriot – she knows much more than I do about poetry and writing.Without further ado, Pablo Neruda’s The Queen:I have named you queen.There are...

Poetry Monday!

Mom circa 1970’s Today we have a special guest poet: my Mom. Recently, after 26 years of living in our childhood home, my parents moved and unearthed some really great stuff. Anyone who has moved knows that the longer you are in one place the more moving...

Poetry Monday: Love as Old as Time

4,000 year old love poem. Photo credit: viaLiterally.A love that is as old as time, the above tablet is a 4,000 year old love poem. Some may remember a while back in 2006 this poem got unearthed from the bowels of the Istanbul Museum of the Ancient Orient and went on...

Poetry Monday: Tomato!

La Tomatina in Spain – an epic tomato food fight!Happy Monday!!Today we have an update on my upside down tomato, how is it doing, I know you’ve all been wondering. :0)But first a tomato poem by Chilean poet Pablo Neruda (Neftal√≠ Ricardo Reyes Basoalto):Ode...

Poetry Monday

Mossgiel farm painted by William Findlay Watson. Photo credit: National Galleries ScotlandIt’s poetry Monday again here at the blog and we’re diving into my favorite book again, The Best Laid Schemes, Selected Poetry and Prose of Robert Burns.This...