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    Delightful poem with an even more endearing ending

    "King Arthur's men have come again." - Vachel Lindsay; King Arthur's Men Have Come Again... http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets...ay/poems/19177
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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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    "King Arthur's Men Have Come Again... " warriors in different contexts!

    "Let them not say: we did not see it.". "Let Them Not Say" by Jane Hirshfield
    https://poets.org/poem/let-them-not-say
    "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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    Enjoyed An anaphora poem... this form is for our next assignment for 9/21/2023 for our Tuesday at Two group... I'll borrow for my poem from another poet ... another contemporary poet too.

    "My soul, do you remember the object we saw" - Charles Baudelaire; A Rotting Carcase... https://www.poetrycat.com/charles-ba...otting-carcase
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    On anaphora:https://smartblogger.com/anaphora-examples/

    "A Rotting Carcase..." Typical Baudelaire!

    "No idle gold -- since this fine sun, my friend,". "A Plain Life" by William Henry Davies
    http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets...ies/poems/3052
    "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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    Thanx for the link

    And another... enjoyed

    "Oh, but it is dirty!" - Elizabeth Bishop; Filling Station...
    https://www.thepoetryhour.com/poems/filling-station
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    7-8-2015

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    Enjoying this realistic, Brazil evoking poem!

    "protect through venom and candor."."Yellow Jackets—". by Kimiko Hahn
    https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poe...yellow-jackets
    "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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    Enjoyed this stinging poem

    "Quantum mechanics, with its perplexing laws," - Mawphniang Napoleon; Quantum Conundrum: A Sonnet of Perplexity and Persistence... https://www.poetry.com/poem/148757/q...nd-persistence
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    who am I but a stitch in time
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    7-8-2015

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    "Quantum Conundrum..." Lol, sigh! I fully agree with Mawphniang Napoleon. And congrats on one more "Q" poem( more difficult even than "Z" poems).

    "Remember the sky that you were born under,"."Remember" by Joy Harjo
    https://poets.org/poem/remember-0
    "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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    ... and still another anaphora poem Enjoyed !

    "St. Francis, Buddha, Tolstoi, and St. John —" - Vachel Lindsay; Above The Battle's Front...
    https://allpoetry.com/Above-The-Battle's-Front
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    who am I but a stitch in time
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    7-8-2015

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    "Above the Battle´s Front!"- To the point!

    "There is sorrow enough in the natural way". "The Power of the Dog" by Rudyard Kipling
    https://poets.org/poem/power-dog
    "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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    Incredible sweet poem ... "And when we are certain of sorrow in store, / Why do we always arrange for more?"

    "Unto a horse-fair - maybe even travelling" - Friedrich Schiller; Pegasus im Joche (Pegasus in Yoke)... https://www.thechainedmuse.com/post/...drich-schiller
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    Pegasus im Joche - Didn't know that beautiful poem!

    "Veil-like and beautiful". "Mist And Frost" by Duncan Campbell Scott
    https://www.public-domain-poetry.com...nd-frost-30746
    "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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    Enjoyed ! "Fairy-like presences"

    "Words are loyal." - Jane Hirshfield; Words... https://poets.org/poem/words-1
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    Beautiful poem about language usage!



    "XII(all I could do In the way of "X")

    Some say that love’s a little boy,". "O Tell Me the Truth about Love" by W.H. Auden (1907-1973)(From ‘Twelve Songs’)

    https://poets.org/poem/words-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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    Ingenious I found Auden's poem here: https://www.thereader.org.uk/wp-cont...About-Love.pdf enjoyed.

    "You're always inflated when I set your sail" - Wallace Dean LaBenne; Quixotic... https://www.poetry.com/poem/82516/quixotic
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