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    "Leaves swoon", synthetic and charming

    "My grandmother puts her feet in the sink" My Grandmother Washes Her Feet in the Sink of the Bathroom at Searsby Mohja Kahf
    https://www.poetryinvoice.com/poems/...rs?language=fr
    "I seemed to have sensed also from an early age that some of my experiences as a reader would change me more as a person than would many an event in the world where I sat and read. "
    Gerald Murnane, Tamarisk Row

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    Loving poem depicting a clash of cultures... enjoyed

    "Now this particular girl" - Sylvia Plath Spinster... https://www.thepoetryhour.com/poems/spinster
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    who am I but a stitch in time
    what if I were to bare my soul
    would you see me origami

    7-8-2015

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    A very insightful and original poem!
    "Once more, my now bewildered Dove". Once more my now bewildered Dove by Emily Dickinson
    https://www.thepoetryhour.com/poems/...ewildered-dove
    "I seemed to have sensed also from an early age that some of my experiences as a reader would change me more as a person than would many an event in the world where I sat and read. "
    Gerald Murnane, Tamarisk Row

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    Lovely poem... more complex at second glance: http://bloggingdickinson.blogspot.co...f-65-1859.html

    "Poetry is like flowers in the rain" - Rini Shibu Flowers in the Rain... https://www.poemhunter.com/poem/flowers-in-the-rain/
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    who am I but a stitch in time
    what if I were to bare my soul
    would you see me origami

    7-8-2015

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    Thanks for the link, tailor. Loved the comment on Dickinson's poem specially the Columba/ Columbos part of it.
    "Poetry is like flowers in the rain" -delicate poem

    Breaking the rule of first line with Q by Michael McFee
    https://poets.org/poem/q-1
    "I seemed to have sensed also from an early age that some of my experiences as a reader would change me more as a person than would many an event in the world where I sat and read. "
    Gerald Murnane, Tamarisk Row

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    An homage to "Q"

    A List Poem:

    "Random Link Clicker." - Suzanne Buffam Dream Jobs...
    https://www.poetryinvoice.com/poems/dream-jobs
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    who am I but a stitch in time
    what if I were to bare my soul
    would you see me origami

    7-8-2015

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    Enjoyed this list poem!

    Sadness came to me for a cup of tea. Sadness came to me for a cup of tea by Alla Bordakh
    https://www.poetry.com/poem/107319/s...r-a-cup-of-tea
    "I seemed to have sensed also from an early age that some of my experiences as a reader would change me more as a person than would many an event in the world where I sat and read. "
    Gerald Murnane, Tamarisk Row

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    Sweet poem... singing really does raise one's spirits; "magic cookies" (lol)

    "Take this kiss upon the brow!" - E.A. Poe A Dream within a Dream... https://poemanalysis.com/edgar-allan...ithin-a-dream/
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    who am I but a stitch in time
    what if I were to bare my soul
    would you see me origami

    7-8-2015

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    Thatīs beautiful! Had no idea that Poe wrote such warm poems. There seems to be an echo of Calderon de la Barca here: "Life is a dream and the dreams are but dreams".

    Just cited her above, but, besides of her being an exceptional poet, her first lines travel trough the alphabet. So:

    Unable are the Loved to die. Unable are the Loved to die by Emily Dickinson
    https://www.poetry.com/poem/12388/un...e-loved-to-die
    "I seemed to have sensed also from an early age that some of my experiences as a reader would change me more as a person than would many an event in the world where I sat and read. "
    Gerald Murnane, Tamarisk Row

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    So True

    "Visual world not exactly shaped –" - Yoko Ono Color Piece... https://www.poetryinvoice.com/poems/color-piece
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    who am I but a stitch in time
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    would you see me origami

    7-8-2015

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    john Lennonīs Yoko Ono! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoko_Ono

    "Waiting for an epiphany," Waiting For An Epiphany by Kurt Philip Behm
    https://www.poetry.com/poem/43802/wa...or-an-epiphany
    "I seemed to have sensed also from an early age that some of my experiences as a reader would change me more as a person than would many an event in the world where I sat and read. "
    Gerald Murnane, Tamarisk Row

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    Yoko:
    "Waiting for an epiphany," - very minimalistic

    "Xmas light angel sparkling bright" - James Bradley McCallum Apr 2020 Rooftop Angel...
    https://hellopoetry.com/poem/3825909/rooftop-angel/
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    Delicate poem!

    "You gasp, awakened by". School for the Deaf by Adam Pottle
    https://www.poetryinvoice.com/poems/school-deaf
    "I seemed to have sensed also from an early age that some of my experiences as a reader would change me more as a person than would many an event in the world where I sat and read. "
    Gerald Murnane, Tamarisk Row

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    Sad poem... can't even imagine.

    "Zoning." - Jerry Wayne Lawrence, Jr. Z.O.N.E.... https://www.poetry.com/poem/118387/z.o.n.e.
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    Interesting acrostic. By the way: If one wants one can become member of poetry.com and send ones own poems, I only donīt know if itīs free.

    "A bird came down the walk:" A bird came down by Emily Dickinson

    https://www.poetry.com/poem/11413/a-bird-came-down
    "I seemed to have sensed also from an early age that some of my experiences as a reader would change me more as a person than would many an event in the world where I sat and read. "
    Gerald Murnane, Tamarisk Row

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