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Friendship

How many friends we have
is not as important
as what friend we are to others.
One of the greatest desires,
humanity shares,
is a friendship to span miles and hours. 262 altre parole

Poetry

The Last Enemy ...

DEATH BE NOT PROUD (Holy Sonnet X)

Death be not proud, though some have called thee
Mighty and dreadful, for, thou art not so,
For, those, whom thou think’st, thou dost overthrow, 141 altre parole

General Interest

Copy and Paste: Bridget Parker's Poetry

This little green book was my seventh manuscript of the day. I thought it was pretty standard, unhelpful even, until I found this curious poem: 579 altre parole

#6: Death and the Kingdom

Daily Verse: Psalm 48 English Standard Version (ESV)

Zion, the City of Our God

A Song. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah.

1 Great is the Lord and greatly to be praised… 386 altre parole

God

The School Bell Tolls

Therefore, send not to know
For whom the bell tolls,
It tolls for thee. —John Donne

Nope, sorry, John Donne. You’ve written a nice poem, but you’re wrong. 414 altre parole

Maples At The Sonatas

Batter My Heart (Apologies to John Donne)

John Donne wrote so long ago,

“Batter my heart, three person’d God.”

Batter my heart, I ask the same.

Too many walls I have built. 74 altre parole

Getting it Donne

The thing that everyone forgets, when writing long missives about how easy it is to be away from a loved one, is that it’s all complete bollocks. 1.086 altre parole

To Whom It May Concern