By Mary Oliver When death comes like the hungry bear in autumn; when death comes and takes all the bright [...]


Ella Wheeler Wilcox We walk on starry fields of white And do not see the daisies; For blessings common in [...]


By Maya Angelou Lying, thinking Last night How to find my soul a home Where water is not thirsty And [...]


by Anaïs Nin And then the day came, when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful [...]

September 1, 1939

H. Auden I sit in one of the dives On Fifty-second Street Uncertain and afraid As the clever hopes expire [...]

The Bloody Sire

By Robinson Jeffers It is not bad.  Let them play. Let the guns bark and the bombing-plane Speak his prodigious [...]

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Sylvia Plath Axes After whose stroke the wood rings, And the echoes! Echoes traveling Off from the center like horses. [...]

No Man is an Island

By John Donne No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a [...]