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  • april day (6/10/2006 12:30:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    I heard a poem written and read by Spike Milligan, shown on a tribute programn by the BBC after he'd died. he read the poem, about his daughter..I cannot find it anywhere. Does anyone know which poem this might be? It ws bout the passing of years/how quickly time passes etc

  • Tim P (6/10/2006 7:00:00 AM) Post reply Stage

    Hello everybody,

    I'm looking for a good translation of Shakespeare's Sonnet 18 (Shall I compare thee..) to the Afrikaans language. Any help is greatly appreciated.


  • Dana Tyrrell (6/8/2006 1:01:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    hello all, im actually looking for this poem that was on a tv show called Six Feet Under, it was read at the main character, Nate's funeral but i didnt happen to catch the title or author, can someone help me out please? if anyone knows the details for that poem please message me, i appreciate it

    sincerely, ~Dana! ~

  • Nancy Bell (6/5/2006 7:33:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    I am desperately trying to recall a poem by Sandburg (I think) about the temporal aspect of life; it was in a high school lit book and discussed ancient times and how nothing last forever. I wish I could recall even a phrase from it but I can't. Does anyone know the poem I am trying to find? Thanks so much!

  • Cassondra Wilson (6/2/2006 3:47:00 AM) Post reply Stage

    Hello, There are actually three poems I am looking for. Two of them I haven't read in over a year and the other I lost.

    One is about a Drunk Driver who hit someone and the sober person is the one on the ground with the voices fading and it feels like sharp knives going through him

    Two, Is about alittle girl who calls the operator for the number to heaven

    Three, Is about alittle girl going to school, and is supose to bring their dad but she could. And everyone thought he was a dead beat but when she got up she said that her dad died in the Twin tower and that he leaves her a single rose.

    I really hope someone can help me, I have been trying to find these poems for ages.

  • Nicole Gerein (5/30/2006 12:57:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply Stage

    Hi everyone i'm looking for a poem it's about a girl in a drunk driving accident and she tells the paramedic to tell her mom and dad a bunch of stuff and the police officer tells the paramedic the other vechicle was the girls mom and dad anyone know what poem i'm talking about? ? ? ?

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    • Laura Smith (8/4/2006 9:02:00 PM) Post reply Stage

      There are probably a lot of poems written about the topic, but I think you might be talking about one published in Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul- Vol 2., I think. I don't have it anymore, but mayb ... more

  • Travis Jobe (5/28/2006 6:57:00 PM) Post reply | Read 5 replies Stage

    I have been looking for a poem by Dixie Willson, called 'Honey Bear'. It starts off, 'Once upon a summer in the hills by the river
    Was a deep green forest where the wild things grew.
    There were caves as dark as midnight - there were tangled trees and thickets
    And a thousand little places where the sky looked through.'
    If anyone could help with the full text for the poem, I'd be delighted!

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    • Lindsay Cannon (7/20/2007 12:23:00 AM) Post reply Stage

      Hope that you somehow check the reply to this post. My aunt was searcing for this poem as well and came across this article http: // T ... more

    • Tom Rohr (8/12/2006 8:04:00 AM) Post reply Stage

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    • Tom Rohr (8/12/2006 7:51:00 AM) Post reply Stage

      I also found a copy of the book 'honey bear' on e-bay: Results 21 - 30 of about 50 English pages for dixie willson biography 'dixie willson'. (0.19 seconds) eBay - willson, Industrial Supply, M ... more

    • Tom Rohr (8/12/2006 7:15:00 AM) Post reply Stage

      I came across a referance to this poem a ... more

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  • Roger Skinner (5/25/2006 3:27:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    Just downloaded a very full collection of poems by ASJ Tessimond, , , very generously offered on this site! ..But the two poems I really relished some decades ago do not appear...where can I download the?
    They are 'Portrait of a Romaantic' 1st line...He is in love with the land over the next hill and the next, the room beyond the looking glass, with the bird that is never caught...' AND (I think) 'Thoughts from middle Age'.... and do you prefer this level country.....would you give all this up for rounded thighs and eyes you drowned in? .... (as best I recall from a 1950's Putnam anthology) Grateful for any pointers.

  • Kate Weatherley (5/24/2006 1:44:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    I am looking for an amazingly inspirational poem I once read. It was about an woman in her 80s, maybe on her deathbed, looking back on her life with no regrets. I think it talked about some of the things she had done. The essence of it was it was better to have done something and made a mistake than to always have wondered what might have been.

    Can anyone help me? I would really appreciate it!

  • Pod F (5/20/2006 2:03:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    I am looking for an english translation of Das Riesenspielzeug by Adalbert Chamisso, can anyone help me?

    Any assitance would be greatly appreciated!

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