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Anagnorisis - Ancient Greek for the moment in a play when a character makes a critical discovery. Often a scene of recognition. Poem is from my chapbook Those Other Flowers to Come.
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i think almost anyone could find comfort in a Mary Oliver poem—even when a collection isn’t the most amazing thing i’ve ever read, there’s always at least one poem that hooks into me. Blue Horses is no exception. it’s a beautiful, accessible, and classic book that takes some of Oliver’s loveliest descriptions of nature and immortalizes them 🌿⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ here’s an excerpt from one of my favorite poems in the collection: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I don’t want to be demure or respectable.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I was that way, asleep, for years.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ That way, you forget too many important things.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ How the little stones, even if you can’t hear them, are singing.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ How the river can’t wait to get to the ocean and the sky, it’s been there before.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ What traveling is that!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It is a joy to imagine such distances.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I could skip sleep for the next hundred years.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ There is a fire in the lashes of my eyes.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It doesn’t matter where I am, it could be a small room.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The glimmer of gold Böhme saw on the kitchen pot⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ was missed by everyone else in the house.”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #maryoliver #bluehorses #poem #poetry #poems #poetrybook #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #queerbooks #lgbtqbooks #booksofinstagram #bookreview #bookreviews #bookish #bookreviewer
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This is so true 💘⠀⠀ (cr: @penthethoughts )
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Posted @withregram@little_red_lines_ Shadow lines yes its dark and the sun is blinding me falling down all apart of me lips can still feel your fingertips warm and whole within the storm we made all is quiet and I feel the rain came in bring you home eyes are blind again because I closed my eyes for a second shadow lines across the pale and they pull us closer in all of the threads enmeshed in hearts and never be pulled straight tender hearts trying to keep safe never alone surrounded by faces but alone in this how do you feel leaving this room With me watching you walk straight through a shadow line takes you out of view leaving us lost oceans fall apart within the eyes and from our hearts we bleed but, my God, for a second warm and whole within you shadows play on your face as I fall you catch my fingertips as we fall my God, for a second #wapoets #wapoetry #poetry #perthpoetry #perthpoet #poems #poem #wordsandlines #words #hereinmyhead #writerscommunity #writer #australianillustraters #illustrator #lineart #writersnetwork
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To read more of my poetry, please check out my new collection, LIVING IN YESTERDAY, on #Wattpad (link in bio)! ----- Also check out my previous collection, A BIBLE AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD. ----- #poet #poem #poetry #poems #poemoftheday #poemsofinstagram #poemsporn #poetryporn #poetrysociety #poetsofinstagram #poetryofinstagram #poetryisnotdead #poetryislife #poetsociety #poetrygram #poetrycommunity #poets #poetcommunity #poetrylovers #instapoet #instapoetry #instapoem #haiku #haikupoetry
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