“My Lazy Day” – A Poem

  Lazily I sat on the dock of the bay, Enjoying the breeze while wasting the day. I called in earlier and took the day off, Fooling myself that I intended to play golf...   I didn’t feel like walking, Sure, didn’t feel like talking. I sat and soaked up the sun, I almost got … Continue reading “My Lazy Day” – A Poem

Little Red Riding Hood And the Wolf – A Poem

As soon as Wolf began to feel That he would like a decent meal, He went and knocked on Grandma's door. When Grandma opened it, she saw The sharp white teeth, the horrid grin, And Wolfie said, 'May I come in?' Poor Grandmamma was terrified, 'He's going to eat me up!' she cried. And she … Continue reading Little Red Riding Hood And the Wolf – A Poem

Rabindranath Tagore – “Let Me Not Forget” – A Poem

Rabindranath's poems leaves me thinking of how deep this man was in his lifetime. Each of his poems that have left me wanting more. This exquisite piece of poetry, ‘Let Me Not Forget’ expresses the melancholic emptiness behind missing the beloved. The lines are beautiful yet they carry spasms of distress. "Let Me Not Forget" … Continue reading Rabindranath Tagore – “Let Me Not Forget” – A Poem

Rabindranath Tagore – “Where the Mind is Without Fear” – A Poem

This superlative poem, titled ‘Where the Mind is Without Fear’, talks about the boundless power of human knowledge, valour of standing by the truth, and the essence of true freedom.   "Where the Mind is Without Fear" Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high; Where knowledge is free; Where the … Continue reading Rabindranath Tagore – “Where the Mind is Without Fear” – A Poem

Your Unknown Place – A Poem

I so love this poem, and discovering poets from all over the world, and from other eras.  Such poet is Tahir Hamut Izgil, a prominent modernist Uyghur poet, filmmaker, and activist. A leader in avant-garde Uyghur poetry in the 1990s, he is known for poems and films strongly influenced by Uyghur life. Originally from Xinjiang, … Continue reading Your Unknown Place – A Poem

Oscar Wilde – Flower Of Love – A Poem

Sweet, I blame you not, for mine the fault was, had I not been made of common clay I had climbed the higher heights unclimbed yet, seen the fuller air, the larger day. From the wildness of my wasted passion I had struck a better, clearer song, Lit some lighter light of freer freedom, battled … Continue reading Oscar Wilde – Flower Of Love – A Poem

“Walk a Little Slower, Daddy” – A Poem

“Walk a little slower, Daddy,” said the little twins so small. We’re following in your footsteps, and we don’t want to fall. Sometimes your steps are very fast, sometimes they’re hard to view; so walk a little slower Daddy, for you are leading two. Someday when we’re all grown up, You’re what we want to … Continue reading “Walk a Little Slower, Daddy” – A Poem

James Baldwin – The Giver (for Berdis) – A Poem

If the hope of giving is to love the living, the giver risks madness in the act of giving. Some such lesson I seemed to see in the faces that surrounded me. Needy and blind, unhopeful, unlifted, what gift would give them the gift to be gifted? The giver is no less adrift than those … Continue reading James Baldwin – The Giver (for Berdis) – A Poem