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In Ancient Woods – a poem

Something that came to me whilst walking in the woods this weekend just gone…the accompanying photos were taken on the same outing…I think there is something quite magical about these trees – they almost look like they are moving…dancing…   … Continue reading

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A Psalm of Life by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Another poem that inspires me is ‘A Psalm of Life’ by Longfellow. What do I take from this poem?  Let me share a few random musings with you… It serves to remind me that life is short, so you have … Continue reading

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Invictus by William Ernest Henly

Is this one of the most inspiring poems of all time?  I think it might be.  The words reflect strength and courage, and I find them deeply moving and a great source of inspiration. Out of the night that covers … Continue reading

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Testament by Taras Shevchenko

Taras Shevchenko was a Ukrainian artist and poet.  Testament is one my favourite poems, written by Shevchenko in the 1840s.  It reminds me of my heritage, and my beloved grandfather, whom I missed dearly, the first two lines especially… When … Continue reading

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The Maiden’s Lament

She walks upon the golden sands, As the water gently laps the shore, Crying tears of sorrow and pain For the love she’ll see no more.    Off to distant lands, he’s gone On a ship with a dragon at … Continue reading

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