I Can Read With My Eyes Shut by Dr. Seuss

Apr 06

In honor of April being poetry month, I will share some of my favorite poems or poetry books with you. I will start with this one from Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! Dr. Seuss I can read in red. I can read in blue. I can read in pickle color too. I can read in bed, and in purple. and in brown. I can read in a circle and upside down! I can read with my left...

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Love Songs by Sara Teasdale

Dec 22

I really enjoy the poetry of Sara Teasdale so I decided to read one her books, Love Songs which is a compilation of poems. In it Sara swept me away with powerful poetry of love, of life, of her surroundings. She feels things deeply and writes her pain in a way many of us can relate. Her work is intense and emotional. Colored darker than many but still worth the...

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Bury me in books x3

Jun 14

Bibloitaph by Michael McFee Bury me with my books,Slip one under my head: a satin pillow’s much to sort for such a rigid bed. Bury me with my books. Open some on my chest, their pages shadowing the heart beginning its long rest. Bury me with my books, tossed in until the hole is filled with words instead of dirt and I am like a mole. happy to stay hidden, not...

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Bury me in books x2

Jun 13

Books by Zora Cross Oh bury me in books when I am dead,    Fair quarto leaves of ivory and gold, And silk octavos bound in brown and red,    That tales of love and chivalry unfold. Heap me in volumes of fine vellum wrought,    Creamed with the close content of silent speech. Wrap me in sapphire tapestries of thought    From some old epic out of common reach. I would...

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To bed with you…

May 30

  My days like pages story me loved… Read me giddy, heartbroken and alive. I have thumbed through muted grays And ripped through vibrant hues of goodness. I have frolicked long past sensibility to love till all of me disappears And I have cried chapters of injustice but never have I went to bed alone for I have found in books a constant and reliable bedfellow...

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