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  • Judy Snow (12/21/2005 2:30:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    I am looking for a poem with the lines (as I remember them) 'a chance encounter with radiance grows immortal in the heart'. Thank you if you can help.

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    • Fred Galvez (12/23/2005 11:29:00 PM) Post reply

      have you searched the libraries ' key words and key phrases ' compendiums? Usually a phone call to the larger ones - Carnegie, New York Public, Yale, Berkley, Princeton will turn up a helpful librari ... more

  • Valerie Rock (12/21/2005 11:58:00 AM) Post reply

    I'm looking for a poem I read many years ago. It may be about Christmas but it definitley was about gifts. The line I remember most is 'I give you the gift of my presence'. It is refering to presence verses presents.
    Thanks

  • Cherie-Anne Dearden (12/20/2005 5:38:00 AM) Post reply

    I have to write an exam on a poem and hav done my best to interpret it but i'm so scared i've missed something. Does anyone know of a site where i can get interpretation and analysis form. PLEASE? ? ? ?

  • Glenn Sinclair (12/19/2005 9:14:00 PM) Post reply

    'Please can I go 'round again' - a poem I heard recited by Benny Hill years ago.

  • Eileen Smith (12/18/2005 8:07:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    I am looking for a poem that was given to a mother when her baby died in the hospital. It was a poem about why children die. I only remember the first line which starts: 'When God Takes little children into his fold.............
    And the last line: 'Angels are hard to find'. I don't remember the rest. Hopefully, some one may know this poem if they have lost a child or work in a hospital settig. Thanks, ems

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    • Sandra Smith (10/25/2006 11:51:00 AM) Post reply

      I know this posting was from a very long time ago, and I don't know if you ever got a reply to it or not. Or if you ever found the poem. But, my little sister died from SIDS and that poem was on a car ... more

  • chemin vert (12/12/2005 11:40:00 AM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    WENDY COPE
    There used to be poems by W. Cope here, why can't I find them any more?

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    • chemin vert (1/10/2006 3:42:00 PM) Post reply

      thank you for your reply :)

    • Ernestine Northover (12/13/2005 4:05:00 PM) Post reply

      There used to be poems of Sir John Betjeman too, but they were taken off because PH had to pay royalties on them and therefore couldn't afford to do so. This may well have happened to the Wendy Cope o ... more

  • Suhas Parandekar (12/8/2005 12:59:00 PM) Post reply

    I am looking for a poem for which unfortunately I have very few clues. It had a part where there was a man on a ship going out to sea, there was probably a storm or a high wind and his hair was probably streaming in the wind. He might have been standing at the prow or at the helm, and he is gazing out in the mist or in driving rain, with a maniacal gleam in his eye, he has to do something, he is motivated by some internal or eternal instinct, and yet he could be safe and sound and taking care of those whom he loves, the poet asks an existential question, something like 'madman or saint' or 'mad man or king', must a man choose one or the other?

    My apologies if this seems like a ridiculuous request, I think it was a very famous poet so it might ring a bell with someone. Thanks in advance!

  • Maria Borg C. (12/5/2005 6:04:00 AM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    I was touched by an anonymous poem which Callum Best - George Best's son read out during his father's funeral. I would be so grateful if anyone could send me either the words or at least where to find same.

    Thanks in advance
    Maria (maribcost@hotmail.com / maria@artec.com.mt)

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    • Sally Hemingway (12/8/2005 4:15:00 PM) Post reply

      Best's son read a poem by Julie McClelland: 'Farewell our friend, but not goodbye. Your time has come, your soul must fly. To dance with angels, find the sun, but how we'll miss our special one. ... more

    • John Batch (12/7/2005 11:39:00 AM) Post reply

      Maria - I too was so touched by the wisdom in the words of the first poem read at George Bests funeral. Have you been able to find the poem. I have been trying to find it aswell. Please let me know an ... more

  • Gaylan Bolz (12/2/2005 9:36:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    I am looking for 2 poems. One, I think is by Eliz. Barrett Browning.It refers to a sense of loss or confusion at the loss of one's parents. The 2nd poem I heard in a movie, The Snow Walker. It uses the metaphor of flight. The last line is 'reach out and touch the face of God'. I think the author is McGee, but I have been unable to findd it on this site.

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    • Ernestine Northover (12/8/2005 4:51:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

      Your second poem if by John Gillespie Magee 1922 -1941 Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings, Sunward I've climbed and joined the tumbling ... more

  • Mark Haffner (12/2/2005 2:31:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    I am looking for a poem - it seems like it was written in the early romantic era by someone like Southey - about a young man who is trying to talk himself into getting out of bed on a freeeeezing cold winter's morning. Can anyone help?

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    • Sally Hemingway (12/9/2005 12:14:00 PM) Post reply

      THE DEVIL'S WALK by Southey and Coleridge _______ 1. FROM his brimstone bed, at break of day, A-walking the Devil is gone, To look at his li ... more

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