Ruth Stone

(June 8, 1915 – November 19, 2011)

In the Next Galaxy


Things will be different.
No one will lose their sight,
their hearing, their gallbladder.
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Comments about this poem (In the Next Galaxy by Ruth Stone )

  • Gold Star - 13,873 Points * Sunprincess * (1/25/2014 2:45:00 AM)

    ........sure there is another world like earth...maybe if it stays isolated it will remain beautiful... (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie S. A. S. (8/11/2012 10:46:00 AM)

    Every word matters in this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 53 Points Dash Black (1/25/2012 7:35:00 AM)

    May you sail smooth on yo journey in the galaxy Ruth.
    Matthew Hyatt u must be so dull my dear not to understand and appreciate such a masterpiece! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 284 Points Warren Falcon (11/25/2011 2:31:00 PM)

    Dear Ruth,

    Bon voyage on your journey now begun to the next galaxy.

    Thank you for the beauty, the truth, the gifts extended and
    extending still like one finger of a spiral of stars sifting vastness
    appealing to be spoken. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jerry Buckley (3/22/2010 4:25:00 PM)

    excellent....thought provoking....

    could you post 'Train Ride' on this site?

    I found it in the Oxford Book and really enjoyed it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Matthew Hyatt (2/23/2005 11:19:00 AM)

    I apologize but I do not understand your poem. It doesn't seem like it rhymes to me but it is obvious that you have a Jewish background. Try to find your poetry rythym and go from there. Listening to music always helps. Take a look as some of my poetry and see what I need. (Report) Reply

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