Sunday Poem ~

Dead Leaves

Georgia Douglas Johnson

http://academyofamericanpoets.cmail20.com/t/ViewEmail/y/348B6C96CA1CFAFD/F7AC937704804FC38BD4C707EBCCB890

Living Life to the Best of Your Possibility

‘One can judge a nation by the way it treats its most vulnerable’ ~ Aristotle

Victoria Kaloss

World Poetry Day!

 

***
“Hope” is the thing with feathers – (314)
“Hope” is the thing with feathers –
That perches in the soul –
And sings the tune without the words –
And never stops – at all –
And sweetest – in the Gale – is heard –
And sore must be the storm –
That could abash the little Bird
That kept so many warm –
I’ve heard it in the chillest land –
And on the strangest Sea –
Yet – never – in Extremity,
It asked a crumb – of me.
***
Trees
I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.
A tree whose hungry mouth is prest
Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast;
A tree that looks at God all day,
And lifts her leafy arms to pray;
A tree that may in Summer wear
A nest of robins in her hair;
Upon whose bosom snow has lain;
Who intimately lives with rain.
Poems are made by fools like me,
But only God can make a tree.
***
I could go on 😉
Living Life to the Best of Your Possibility
‘One can judge a nation by the way it treats its most vulnerable’ ~ Aristotle
Victoria Kaloss

Happy Spring Equinox!

equinox-Stonehenge

 

Living Life to the Best of Your Possibility

‘One can judge a nation by the way it treats its most vulnerable’ ~ Aristotle

Victoria Kaloss

 

 

Sunday Poem ~

I miss seeing bloomed daffodils

winter storm Stella froze stretched stems

in New Jersey – grateful for technology;

I find comfort in the poem, Daffodils by William Wordsworth.

Enjoy!

Living Life to the Best of Your Possibility

‘One can judge a nation by the way it treats its most vulnerable’ ~ Aristotle

Victoria Kaloss

Photography by Victoria Kaloss

Daffodils Under Dogwood

 

Winter Storm Stella’s Daffodils 2017

daffodils 2017

 

Nice While They Lasted Daffodils

Nice while they lasted daffodils

WB Yeats; ‘The Wandering of Aengus’

 

Happy St. Patrick’s Day Poem ~

 

There are blessings afoot ~

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Believe~

Living Life to the Best of Your Possibility

‘One can judge a nation by the way it treats its most vulnerable’ ~ Aristotle

Victoria Kaloss

Sunday Poem ~

Life In A Dream

    By Edward Smyth Jones


    There is nothing so sweet as our life in our dreams,
When we soar far on fancy’s swift wing;
For a thing in our dreams is all that it seems,
And the songs are so sweet that we sing.
Ah! the sun shines the brightest, and stars twinkle lightest
At the moon in her silvery beams!

There is nothing so gay as the life in our dreams,
With its joy and its laughter and mirth;
For the pleasure that teems is far greater, one deems,
Than any he finds in the earth.
There are homes are our natal, and nothing is fatal
In the beautiful land of our dreams!

There is nothing so bright as the life in our dreams,
Far away from earth’s trickery chance;
There the music’s wild screams and the wine in its streams
Are both lost in the song and the dance.
Oh! our joy is the sweetest and life is completest,
Ah! the life in our beautiful dreams!

There is nothing serene as the life in our dreams,
When the dove to his mate softly cooes
In the groves by the streams and the moon’s silver beams,
Where the swain oft his maid gently wooes.
There the swains are the rarest and maids are the fairest,
And their love is as true as it seems!

Extra Info:

 

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http://www.public-domain-poetry.com/edward-smyth-jones/life-in-a-dream-21458

 

Keep your dreams close ~ especially when the world calls you a Dreamer because your beauty and power rest in the place of Dreams.

 

Living Life to the Best of Your Possibility

‘One can judge a nation by the way it treats its most vulnerable’ ~ Aristotle

Victoria Kaloss

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