Posts tagged with ‘poetry by others’

  • A Poem about Happiness by Naomi Shihab Nye

    By on April 14, 2013

    Happiness It is difficult to know what to do with so much happiness. With sadness there is something to...

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    Polly Castor
  • Poem by Cindy Maddox

    By on December 21, 2012

    We just rang the bells of my church/ twenty-eight times, not twenty-six./ Twenty-eight times,/ because twenty-eight people died last...

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    Polly Castor
  • Poem by Jena Strong: What if?

    By on July 29, 2012

    What If? What if you knew that everything was going to be okay, that something was in motion beyond...

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    Polly Castor
  • Poem by Virginia Thesiger: The Safe Place

    By on June 10, 2012

    The Safe Place: There is no little space where God is not,/ No crevice, cranny, fissure, scissure, slot,/...Through...

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    Polly Castor
  • “Promise Yourself”

    By on May 26, 2012

    I PROMISE MYSELF: To be so strong that nothing can disturb my peace of mind. To talk health, happiness,...

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    Polly Castor
  • Bits from Friends and Blog Readers

    By on May 8, 2012

    The poem below is a redux of my poem of last week. Joe simply nailed the essence I was...

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    Polly Castor
  • Groundhog Day Poem by Blog Reader

    By on February 2, 2012

    So Winter Passes: Deep and deeper still,/ beneath the ragged elms and gnarled oaks,/ tangled roots as fingers lie knotted,/ entwined together...

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    Polly Castor
  • A Love Poem by RUMI

    By on October 26, 2011

    Looking for Your Face From the beginning of my life I have been looking for your face but today...

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    Polly Castor
  • A Blog Reader’s Response to Yesterday’s Poem

    By on October 10, 2011

    I have the best blog readers. Shared below is the response I got from a blog reader (who is...

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    Polly Castor
  • Poem by one of my Blog Readers: This Much I Know

    By on September 9, 2011

    The poem below was written by a blog reader of mine who is a friend from my local clergy...

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    Polly Castor
  • My Daughter’s Poem: Emmanuel

    By on December 24, 2010

    Wishing you a blessed Christmas! I made the Swedish star above and my thirteen year old daughter wrote the...

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    Polly Castor
  • Poetry by Wislawa Szymborska

    By on February 2, 2010

    This poet won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1996, and this is the first book of her poems...

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    Polly Castor