Last Rescued Bird

January 19, 2011

This Tuesday’s poem is Last rescued Bird by T. Clear.

Other Tuesday poems include:

Young Woman Marries the Farmer’s Son by Marisa Capetta

Helen Rickerby’s Partying with Katherine Mansfield

Mopani Worms by Clare Beynon

Black Dog by Sarah-Jane Barnett

Question by May Swenson

The Butcher by Elizabeth Welsh

Headache by Amy Brown

Here’s to a Little Rebirth by Eileen D. Moeller

Blessing by Greg O’Connell

After Reading Auden by Mary McCallum 

Ripple by Helen Heath

From the Inuit by Susan Landry

Lament for Lost Literary Comfort by Andrew Bell

Putting In The Seed by Robert Frost

I Like My Own Poems by Jack Grapes

You Do Not Need Many Things  by Taigu Ryōkan

Time and Materials by Robert Hass

Haiku by Kobayashi Issa

The Ministry of Going In by Christine Paice

American Names by Stepehn Vincent Benét

Is It Possible by Melissa Shook


Lines from Larkin and Nabokov

September 8, 2010

This week’s Tuesday’s Poem post is: The Poet as absent-minded neuroscientist: The Whitsun Weddings by Philip Larkin & Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov.

The commentary by Auckland-based novelist, poet and playwright Zireaux,  who chose the excerpts for this week’s post, is illuminating.

As always there are other poems to be found by following the links in the side bar.

Among them:

I was moved by Story Teller Vine, Rega by Melissa Shook.

Helen Lowe’s Outback expressed what we saw on a recent visit to Australia’s Top End.

Ode to Tomatoes by Pablo Neruda (translated by Margaret Sayers Peden) is a mouth watering offering from Belinda Hollyer. You can read it in Spanish here.

Sarah at The Red Room chose another of Neruda’s poems – September 8th (in Spanish here).

My Grandmother’s Love Letters by Hart Crane was Elizabeth Welsh’s choice.

Clare Beynon celebrates Eggs.

Mary McCallum manages to mix and make sense of a breast scan, a mouse trap and an earthquake in Victory.

Harvey McQueen sings  A Song Of Spring.

 Tim Jones walks Down George Street In The Rain.

While on poetry – Beattie’s Book Blog has September Quake by Jeffrey Paparoa Holman.


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