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Friday, 15 April 2016
Spring Poetry, William Shakespeare, Pablo Neruda etc
Please follow with me my new Spring
poetry blog from some famous Poets.
Sonnet 98 - From you have a been absent
"From you have I been absent in the spring,
When proud-pied April, dressed in all his trim,
Hath put a spirit of youth in every thing,
That heavy Saturn laughed and leaped with
Yet nor the lays of birds, not the sweet smell
Of different flowers in odour and in hue
Could make me any summer's story tell,
Or form their proud lap pluck them where they
Nor did I wonder at the lily's white,
Nor praise the deep vermilion in the rose,
They were but sweet, but figures of delight
Drawn after you, your pattern of all those.
Yet seemed it winter still, and you away,
As with your shadow I with these did play.
What creative words. I love the rambling
tones of this poem. Don't you?
Haiku poetry "Moonless night ... a powerful wind embraces the ancient cedars."
"Wake butterfly it's late- we've miles to go together."
"The moon so
monk carries it
across the sand."
D P Bishop
I love the simplicity of Haiku, don't you?
Nature is an
the damp earth,
shoots grow by
Day by day
from tiny green
tip to open flat
and shiny green
See me change
colour at the
"My heart beats
My restless soul
dreams I turn."
"April's air stirs in
Floats and balances."
falling now ...
fell in silent dawn ...
is coming back
moon and plum"
"Kannon's temple -
gazing at its tiled roof
through clouds of blossoms"
Haiku by Matsuo Basho
"O, how this spring of love resembleth The uncertain glory of an April day."
"We know what we are, but know
not what we maybe."
"He is winding the watch of his wit,
by and by it will strike."
April brings us
hope and belief
that days will be warmer.
"With the coming of spring, I am calm again." Gustav Mahler