Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Poems for Aug. 26

Optimism by Jane Hirshfield

Taken from Harold Bloom, "Till I end my Song-- a Gathering of Last Poems"

Dirge* by James Shirley (1596-1666) (this is one of Robert Frost’s favorite poems.)
This Living Hand – John Keats (1795-1821)
Crossing the Bar* -- Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)

I was not there to lead the discussion, but not surprisingly given the spirit "O Pen", I was told as satisfying as ever.

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