“I Never Saw a Moor” by Emily Dickinson – Analysis and Poem

Synopsis

The first stanza of “I Never Saw a Moor” states the speaker hasn’t traveled often but still has an idea of what the places look like.

She hasn’t seen a moor nor the sea but she knows what a heather looks like and she understands what a wave is.

The second stanza says she didn’t talk with God and hasn’t been to heaven but she knows where heaven is and how to get there. Continue Reading

“Tree” by Gary R. Hess – A Personification and Nature Poem

TREE
by Gary R. Hess

Dancing in the wind,
they shook their fingers
with movement made
by songs of peace
to remind them of
their moment
in nature’s breast
with serenity and joyfulness.
Their Spring paste
was escaping them.
widdled and shrunken
like a Senior’s hands–
time has left
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“Teenage Life” by Gary R. Hess – A Poem About Life

TEENAGE LIFE
by Gary R. Hess

Teenage dreams and teenage pangs
come as one but leave as two.
Dreams are first to leave in vain
as lives shiver in their change.
Pangs then last for years or more
’til we utter out our sighs.

Forgiveness brings us peaceful rest
and dissipates our pangs.
Our dreams will come again in time
and take us to our skies. Continue Reading

Buy “Heaven’s Dishes” Now – Bright Dreams Journal Volume 9 Released

You can all breathe with ease. Bright Dreams Journal Volume 9 is now released.

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Gary R. Hess summons his inner Walt Whitman–if Whitman was funny–and displays to the world his love of food in a magnificent manner. Discover the taste of delicious culinary greatness like never before through these beautiful and humorous poems.

Depictions of dishes from burritos to strombolis will whet your appetite and make you hungry for more great poetry.

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“To My Dear and Loving Husband” by Anne Bradstreet – Analysis and Poem

Synopsis

“To My Dear and Loving Husband” by Anne Bradstreet is a love poem written about her and her husband’s relationship. The poem begins by speaking about how if two people ever became one person, then it was surely them. If a man was every loved by his wife, it would be him. If a wife was ever happy with her husband, then surely it was her and you can compare her to any other woman who feels the same. She goes on to state that she prizes him more than any riches of the world and that her love will never. She says that she can never repay the love of her husband and that she prays he will get his reward in heaven. She ends the poem by stating that even when they are in heaven that they will continue to love each other forever. Continue Reading