Posts tagged "American Literature"
Poetry Please: Sara Teasdale, "There Will Come Soft Rains"

Poetry Please: Sara Teasdale, “There Will Come Soft Rains”

There Will Come Soft Rains Sara Teasdale There will come soft rains and the smell of the ground, And swallows circling with their shimmering sound; And frogs in the pools, singing at night, And wild plum trees in tremulous white, Robins will wear their feathery fire, Whistling their whims on a low fence-wire; And not...
Monday Interview: Catfish McDaris (USA)

Monday Interview: Catfish McDaris (USA)

Steven „Catfish“ McDaris was born in 1953 and worked in a plethora of jobs, from a stint in the army to the US postal service. His most infamous chapbook is Prying, with Jack Micheline and Charles Bukowski. His best readings were in Paris at the Shakespeare and Co. Bookstore and with Jimmy ‘the ghost of Hendrix’ Spencer...
Poetry Please: Emily Dickinson, "A Bird Came Down"

Poetry Please: Emily Dickinson, “A Bird Came Down”

A Bird Came Down Emily Dickinson   A bird came down the walk: He did not know I saw; He bit an angle-worm in halves And ate the fellow, raw. And then he drank a dew From a convenient grass, And then hopped sidewise to the wall To let a beetle pass. He glanced with...
Poetry Please: Poems on this Blog, 2013/2014

Poetry Please: Poems on this Blog, 2013/2014

Dear friends, since mid-2013, you can always find a Poem for the Weekend on this blog – and sometimes, there is a poem in between, as well. This is a list of all the poems published here in 2013 and 2014. I hope you enjoy browsing! Yours, Holger   Author (Country) Title (Language) Published Angelou,...
Poetry Please: Sara Teasdale, "Four Winds"

Poetry Please: Sara Teasdale, “Four Winds”

Four Winds Sara Teasdale   “Four winds blowing thro’ the sky, You have seen poor maidens die, Tell me then what I shall do That my lover may be true.” Said the wind from out the south, “Lay no kiss upon his mouth,” And the wind from out the west, “Wound the heart within his...
Poetry Please: Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Song of Nature"

Poetry Please: Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Song of Nature”

Song of Nature Ralph Waldo Emerson   Mine are the night and morning, The pits of air, the gulf of space, The sportive sun, the gibbous moon, The innumerable days.   I hid in the solar glory, I am dumb in the pealing song, I rest on the pitch of the torrent, In slumber I...
Poetry Please: Ella Wheeler Wilcox, "An Autumn Reverie"

Poetry Please: Ella Wheeler Wilcox, “An Autumn Reverie”

An Autumn Reverie Ella Wheeler Wilcox Through all the weary, hot midsummer time, My heart has struggled with its awful grief. And I have waited for these autumn days, Thinking the cooling winds would bring relief. For I remembered how I loved them once, When all my life was full of melody. And I have...
Poetry Please: Margaret Widdemer, "If You Should Tire of Loving Me"

Poetry Please: Margaret Widdemer, “If You Should Tire of Loving Me”

If You Should Tire of Loving Me Margaret Widdemer If you should tire of loving me Some one of our far days, Oh, never start to hide your heart Or cover thought with praise. For every word you would not say Be sure my heart has heard, So go from me all silently Without a...