Book-aholism | poetry

Poem About Losing A Beloved Dog

I love my dog so much, she is a gentle soul and the most loyal friend. Even thinking about losing her one day, brings tears to my eyes. How will we ever live without her? Today I read poetry about dogs, and came across this sad poem by R. Kipling (1865-1936). If you are a […]

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Book-aholism | poetry

Poem by Chairil Anwar. Me.

Hi, guys. If you love poetry you are in for a treat, because today I came across this powerful poem written by Indonesian poet- Chairil Anwar (1922-1949), who rebelled against Dutch colonial rule, and wrote with intense passion. A poem “Me” also known as “Aku” was chanted during rallies and protests in the declaration of […]

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Book-aholism | poetry

Hroswitha. In Praise Of Virginity.

Hroswitha. In Praise of Virginity. Look now, bride of God, what splendour on earth awaits you, what glories, too, in Heaven- Look now, bride of God! Joyful gifts you’ll get, festive, brilliant with torches. See there, the bridegroom comes! Joyful gifts you’ll get. And you will play new songs, plucking sweet sounds from strings; hailing […]

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Poem by P.J. Reed Lady in Black

Lady In Black She follows me from room to room, Footsteps echoing in the gloom. Softly her boots tap up the stair, Scents of lavender fill the air. In mirrored reflections, she waits, Her fractured face just stares and hates. I catch glimpses of long black dress, Wrapped tightly in loving caress. Then vanishes into […]

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Time Is. By Henry Van Dyke

Time is.  Time is Too Slow for those who Wait, Too Swift for those who Fear, Too Long for those who Grieve, Too Short for those who Rejoice; But for those who Love, Time is not. – Henry Van Dyke   Well, isn’t it the most accurate description of time? Yes, I think so too. […]

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