Looking For A Poem


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  • Jack Wilson (2/24/2007 11:02:00 AM) Post reply

    I'm looking for a poem about a fallen soldier.

    It reads something like, 'Rest your eyes you held the line' or something like that.

    I remember reading it while I was in Iraq and it brought tears to my eyes. It was a very well written piece of work!

    Any help would be appreciated!

  • Bailey Wilson (2/23/2007 3:19:00 PM) Post reply

    I looking for a poem that I heard quoted in a movie once.
    I believe it was a classic movie, maybe even black and white, I'm thinking Carey Grant or someone like that. Or that could be completely erroneous and it was just a feel the producers were going for. The poem was quoted by a woman and it was something about the attributes she was looking for in a man. Not too this, not too that etc.
    The man in the movie was evesdropping and overheard her and later quoted it back to her and she was impressed, she thought he was well-read and well-educated to know the quote.
    Now I'm desperately trying to figure out what the poem is.
    If this is familiar to anyone please email me at baileygirl42@yahoo.ca
    Thanks! !

  • Marti Baillie (2/20/2007 11:28:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    I am going nuts trying to figure out who wrote this poem i've had for over twenty years. I would have sworn it was Sylvia plath or Ann sexton, but i can't locate it any of their works. I also searched every way i could think of, and it doesn't come up. It's called 'The Hunger Artist'. It's basically about a woman scared about her aging process.

    If anyone knows anything about this poem, please inform me, i've become an obsessed maniac on the computer searching it. I have a copy of the poem, but no author.

    thanks

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    • Mark English (2/21/2007 12:42:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

      Apparently there's a poem with that title in the collection 'The Floor Keeps Turning', by Shirley Kaufman, but I don't have a copy of it ready to hand, so I don't know if it's the one you're looking f ... more

  • Anna Johnson (2/15/2007 8:43:00 PM) Post reply

    Hello,

    Has anyone heard of a poet named Tias? I think he might be German and would have lived in the 20th century. I am not sure if Tias is his name, it might be the name of his book or something like that. Thank you so much!

  • Elle Devere (2/11/2007 7:13:00 PM) Post reply | Read 3 replies

    I was wondering if anyone knew of any wonderful poems about the passion behind writing, or the passion of creativity, or some other strong emotion behind creativity and art. I need a poem that was written long enough ago that it would be in public domain now, and one that is more than 10 lines, but wouldn't be more than 2 or so minutes if read aloud. So does anyone have any favorite poems that fit? Thanks!

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    • Rose Mareea (2/24/2007 8:38:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      One of my favourites is Herbert's 'I Would Like to Describe'. It revolves around one's passion behind trying to express/create, mostly in relation to clichés. I WOULD LIKE TO DESCRIBE I would ... more

    • Karl Stuart Kline (Human Rights) (2/20/2007 6:36:00 PM) Post reply

      Hello, Elle! Robert Herrick (1591-1674) wrote 'To Primroses Fill'd with Morning-dew' It doesn't necessarily start out like you might be looking for, but the size is right and the last few lines ... more

    • Goldy Locks (2/13/2007 9:31:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      H.D., 'Red Rose and a Beggar' (1960) Venice-—Venus? this must be my stance, my station: though you brushed aside my verse, I can't get away from it, I've tried ... more

  • Paula Booker (2/10/2007 4:13:00 AM) Post reply

    I am trying to track down a poem my son now 23 used to love as a child, I believe it was in a book call the golden stairways, a series of childrens books once owned by my father, printed in the 50's I think, all I can remember of the poem is the first part of the poem........... The Rogey Pogey bogey man is rolling throught my housey pouse, the rogey pogey bogey man is rolling through my housey pouse. I would love my young children to learn this poem but can not find it any where, I don't know who wrote it and hope someone can help

  • Rose Mareea (2/9/2007 12:27:00 AM) Post reply

    Is there an excerpt from ELEGY FOR THE DEPARTURE by Zbigniew Herbert that might be called... or starts with... 'The Gods Show Themselves'?

    Part of it describes these birdlike creatures, originally stoic, spinning & hurling themselves into a circle of 'godbones' & feathers.

    It ends with the narrator finding himself on a 'familiar highway' (something to this effect) .

    If anyone recognizes this poem please, please, please confirm or correct it for me. I'd really very much like to find it again in its entirety. Thanks!

  • Milena Ivanova (2/8/2007 9:14:00 AM) Post reply

    I am looking for a song. This is a duet (female/male) from 70' or 80'. I don't know the name of sinders, neither the song name. The text is like this: 'Do you love me? Yes I do, more than words can say. Do you need me... etc.'

  • Sarah Wright (1/31/2007 7:16:00 AM) Post reply

    Mark
    Thank you so much, this is exactly the only I was looking for! I have searched (obviously not well enough) for years. Thanks very much for your help: -)
    Sarah

  • Dan Rube (1/31/2007 1:02:00 AM) Post reply

    I once heard an australian poem about a man returning from war, I don't remember many words but he spoke of a moonlit path and called australia the land of sunburnt children. I loved this poem. Please help.

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