english poetry

The Shape of Peace & Today’s Unrest Summary, poems by Jed Myers

A cast iron horse on a block
of oak serves as bookend
on the top shelf of the pine case
against the wall. The metal
form features a saddle, but no rider.

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City of Yearning, poem by Terry Ann Thaxton

Married at eighteen, again
at twenty-one, I wore flowers and drifted
into parades. Once, to be with a man I moved

to Illinois, lived in his house
in the woods, and drove his jeep on dirt roads
until he realized I didn’t do

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Blue Moon & The Blue Lady, poems by Diane Andrews

Hold me blue moon for all of the night
And hold me until dawn's first light
We said it is till death do part us
But really it's so much more than that
'Tis you can always come to my door
You can talk to me more and more

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He Remembers 4th of July & Hunting Wild Turkey, poems by Mei-Li Liu

Between barbed wire and prison
At penitentiary of BirminghamFreedom rings
Stormy night
Thunder, down pour rain
Nature takes its course.

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