All Poetry

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Click on the Title or the Image to read each poem.

waterfallThe Poet with His Face in His Hands: Mary Oliver

 

Happiness: Jane Kenyonparasols

To Be of Use: Marge Piercyoxen

climberKeep Going:
Joseph M. Marshall

The Blue: Billy Collinsblue sky

irish ruinsRequiem for the Croppies:
Seamus Heaney

tree branchesHave You Ever Tried to Enter the Long Black Branches?: Mary Oliver

heart in handKINDNESS:
Naomi Shihab Nye

winter sunSOMETIMES:
Sheenagh Pugh

wavesFrom “The Cure at Troy”:
Seamus Heaney

bridgeThe Bridge Poem:
Donna Kate Rushin

mom and babyTomorrow I Shall be Sad:
Anonymous

log fireFire: Judy Brown

crowdFor the Sake of Strangers:
Dorianne Laux

hopeTomorrow’s Child:
Rubin Alves

violinThe Touch of the Master’s Hand:
Myra Brooks Welch

father and sonIF: RUDYARD KIPLING

 

 

clockIF YOU KNEW: Ellen Bass

stairsMOTHER TO SON:
Langston Hughes

golf1SEASIDE GOLF:
John Betjeman

dandelionTHE WIND,
ONE BRILLIANT DAY:

Antonio Machado

butterflyCHANGE:
James (Seamus) Boyd

bright lightSelf Portrait:
David Whyte

crossroadsThe Road Not Taken:
Robert Frost

bamboo penDigging: Seamus Heaney

icebergTitanic:
David Slavitt

 

 

dreamDream Deferred:
Langston Hughes

 

 

trophyDon’t Quit: Edgar A. Guest

 

 

 

street ghostWhat Then?: W.B. Yeats

 

 

 

sailboat The Invitation:
Oriah Mountain Dreamer

 

 

full moonInvictus:
William Ernest Henley

 

 

lakeThe Lanyard : Billy Collins

 

 

 

stone pathThe Journey : Mary Oliver

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