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    re Auden: Didnīt my link work with you?

    "Quixotic..." Lol!!00% anaphoric!

    A poem with "Z" in the title:

    "I find myself"."Zero Or Nothing" by William Bonilla
    https://www.authorsden.com/visit/vie...AuthorID=11634
    "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. "
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    re: link - nope, went to Jane Hirshfield's Words

    Zero Or Nothing: Lol, a bit convoluted...

    "At once whatever happened starts receding." - Philip Larkin; Whatever Happened?... http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets...in/poems/14595
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    who am I but a stitch in time
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    re links: Browser Sea Monkey had to be updated. Links should work now. Please tell me if there is still any problem.

    I didnīt find out "whatever happened" but I found these analysis of Larkinīs poem:
    https://poemanalysis.com/philip-lark...ever-happened/

    "Bats watched them fall, cupped like tiny". "Forest Starships" by Petra Kuppers
    https://poets.org/poem/forest-starships
    "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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    Wonderful poem... Enjoyed an audio reading by the poet with a short explanation by her as well: https://soundcloud.com/poets-org/pet...rest-starships

    "Come out into the open where" - Mark Kirschen; Invitation... https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poe...-632c739e81608
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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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    re"Forest Starships": Invitation... Thanks for the link, tailor. On hearing it the impression is very different, because one focuses on the sounds.

    "Invitation..." Interesting poem, pessimism.

    "Dedamet. I saw you, after the first flush of blooms.". "Louise" byTala Khanmalek
    https://poets.org/poem/louise-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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    Incredible family history journey in poetic form

    "Endlessness enfleshed in emerald & frost & shades I couldn’t" - Joshua Bennett; Trash... https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poe...-638e1e1549224
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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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    "Trash"-A very ingenious poem!

    "From low to high doth dissolution climb,". "Mutability" by William Wordsworth
    https://poets.org/poem/mutability-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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    Wonderful poem: "which royally did wear / His crown of weeds"

    "Garbage trucks" - William J. Harris; City Pastoral... https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poe.../city-pastoral
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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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    Can relate to the "City Pastoral..." only the trucks come late in the night.

    "He was a big man, says the size of his shoes''. "Abandoned Farmhouse" by Ted Kooser
    https://www.poetryoutloud.org/poem/abandoned-farmhouse/
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    A sad, sad poem that makes one want answers... an interesting tension

    "I Lost My Talk" - Rita Joe; I lost my talk... https://poetryinvoice.ca/read/poems/i-lost-my-talk
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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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    Impressive poem about silencing female Indian voice.

    "Just look—nothing but sincerity" Poem Beginning with a Line from It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown by Maggie Smith
    https://poets.org/poem/poem-beginnin...-charlie-brown
    "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. "
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    Incredible poem

    "Kind solace in a dying hour!" - Edgar Allan Poe; Tamerlane... https://www.public-domain-poetry.com...tamerlane-1745
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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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    "Tamerlane.." How passionate!

    "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. "
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    Incredible poem - I used it to recite for my poem by another poet last Thursday

    "My sister, my child" - Charles Baudelaire; Invitation To The Voyage... https://www.poetrycat.com/charles-ba...-to-the-voyage
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    "Invitation To The Voyage..."An unusual poem as coming from Baudelaire. Enjoyed!

    A bit out of season:
    "New Year’s morning—". "After the Gentle Poet Kobayashi Issa by Robert Hass
    https://www.poetryoutloud.org/poem/a...obayashi-issa/
    "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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