Posts Categorized: Poetry

Did you bring joy? Did you find joy?

Ancient Egyptians believed that upon deaththey would be asked two questionsand their answers would determinewhether they could continue their journey in the afterlife.The first question was, “Did you bring joy?”The second was, “Did you find joy?” Click to rate this post! [Total: 0 Average: 0]

Am I The Zombie? – Poem by Andrew Phillips

Just assure me; Tell me it’s not air I Breathe. Just assure me; Tell me it’s not humitiy I Feel. Just assure me; Tell me these treasures won’t Rust. Just assure me; Tell me I still deserve Life. Just assure me; Tell me I’m not A zombie. ‘Cause right now I feel like it. Just… Read more »

To Autumn * William Blake Poem

O Autumn, laden with fruit, and stained With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit Beneath my shady roof; there thou mayst rest, And tune thy jolly voice to my fresh pipe, And all the daughters of the year shall dance! Sing now the lusty song of fruits and flowers. “The narrow bud… Read more »

Hesperides * Robert Herrick Spring Poetry

I sing of brooks, of blossoms, birds, and bowers: Of April, May, of June, and July flowers. I sing of Maypoles, Hock-carts, wassails, wakes, Of bridegrooms, brides, and of their bridal cakes.   Robert Herrick (1591–1674) Hesperides (1648) Click to rate this post! [Total: 0 Average: 0]

Top 10 Inspirational Life Quotes

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” — Abraham Lincoln “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” — Dr. Seuss “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” — James Dean “Nobody can go back and start… Read more »

Cute Valentine’s Day Poem

Out of all the people I’ve ever met, You’re the one who makes me draw Those silly little hearts on my papers. Be my’ve struck my awe Click to rate this post! [Total: 0 Average: 0]

Eminescu – Dorinţa (Desire)

You probably know what day it was yesterday. Yep, 15th of January and I forgot to do what I do every year, which is on the anniversary of the death of the Greatest Romanian Poet, I pick a poem and translate it for you. Just so you remember, these are the last contenders from the… Read more »

T’was the month after Christmas * January Poem

T’was the month after Christmas, and all through the house, nothing would fit me, not even a blouse; The cookies I’d nibbled, the eggnog I had to taste, at the holiday parties had gone to my waist; When I got on the scales there arose such a number! When I walked to the store (less… Read more »

A Haiku Poem for the Autumn time

I was feeling like the autum feel is bringing me down so I decided to have a look at some Haiku Poetry for the season.  I found some really nice ones on and I think I posted a few last year (but they were more winter/spring driven) Peace in Winter – Haiku The Cherry Blossom A… Read more »

Iubind in taina * Eminescu

It’s that time of the year again when I’m celebrating Romanian poetry from M. Eminescu. You have seen the sleepy birds and you have also seen childhood go away and not Haddaway but a new take on what is love. This year, a secret love comes about. Click to rate this post! [Total: 0 Average: 0]