Category Archives: Poetry

“My Lady Is Compared to a Young Tree” by Vachel Lindsay

April is National Poetry month. I share a poem written by an American poet, Nicholas Vachel Lindsay My Lady Is Compared to a Young Tree – by Vachel Lindsay When I see a young tree In its white beginning, With … Continue reading

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To say I’m horrified and “rocked off my moorings” by the violence at the Boston Marathon this afternoon is an understatement. I’m stuck on Why?  When I think of the victims I weep …  no more words… When I walked along … Continue reading

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Thou shalt decide for yourself…

Tuesday November 6, 2012 is election day in America Election Day in the United States occurs on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November. I’m not going to attempt to predict the 2012 election results.  The polls seem to … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: “Do you have a sitting room?”

Thanks to everyone who helped me choose a photo for the Museum staff bi-annual art exhibition called “The Underground”  (in the post Excuse me, have you said thank you?) The top three were: Early One Morning which received nine votes … Continue reading

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Poetry: Covenant by Tennessee Williams

Covenant  by Tennessee Williams [the following is the first two stanzas of the three stanza poem] If you are happy, I will give you an apple, if you are anxious, I will twist your arm, and if you permit me, … Continue reading

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Poetry: “Queer” by Frank Bidart

In honor of June being LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) Pride Month I share this poem from the Academy of American Poets collection of LGBTQ Poetry: “Queer” by Frank Bidart Lie to yourself about this and you will … Continue reading

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Can you be invisible at the Museum?

I’m once again so backlogged with numerous museum stories, that I could easily fill a month of posts. I could, but I won’t. I know how hard it is to keep on top of all the reading that’s required of … Continue reading

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