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A Daily Dose of Poetry: Day 3

by • April 24, 2015

It’s National Poetry Month. Share this poem with your friends! “On Work” from The Prophet Kahlil Gibran “Always you have been told that work is a curse and labour a misfortune. But I say to you that when you work you fulfil a part of earth’s furthest dream, assigned to you when that dream was born, And in keeping yourself with labour you are in truth loving life, And to love life through labour is to be intimate with life’s inmost secret.”   Every weekday in April, we will be sharing… MORE →

A Daily Dose of Poetry: Day 15

by • April 22, 2015
Sylvia Plath, "Lady Lazarus"

Help us to celebrate National Poetry Month; share this poem with your friends! “Lady Lazarus” Sylvia Plath I have done it again. One year in every ten I manage it– A sort of walking miracle, my skin Bright as a Nazi lampshade, My right foot A paperweight,… MORE →

A Daily Dose of Poetry: Day 14

by • April 21, 2015
Never such innocence, Never before or since

Help us to celebrate National Poetry Month; share this poem with your friends! “MCMXIV (1964)” Phillip Larkin Those long uneven lines Standing as patiently As if they were stretched outside The Oval or Villa Park, The crowns of hats, the sun On moustached archaic faces Grinning as… MORE →