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Easter Week By Charles Kingsley

See the land, her Easter keeping, Rises as her Maker rose. Seeds, so long in darkness sleeping, Burst at last from winter snows. Earth with heaven above rejoices; Fields and gardens hail the spring; Shaughs and woodlands ring with voices, … Continue reading

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Lent By George Herbert

Welcome deare feast of Lent: who loves not thee, He loves not Temperance, or Authoritie, But is compos’d of passion. The Scriptures bid us fast; the Church sayes, now: Give to thy Mother, what thou wouldst allow To ev’ry Corporation. … Continue reading

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Mother, Summer, I By Philip Larkin

For Mothers Everywhere Mother’s Day 26th March 2017, ROI  (This Sunday) Mother, Summer, I By Philip Larkin My mother, who hates thunder storms, Holds up each summer day and shakes It out suspiciously, lest swarms Of grape-dark clouds are lurking … Continue reading

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The Locket By John Montague

Sing a last song for the lady who has gone, fertile source of guilt and pain. The worst birth in the annals of Brooklyn, that was my cue to come on, my first claim to fame. Naturally, she longed for … Continue reading

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A Song of Living By Amelia Josephine Burr

Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die. I have sent up my gladness on wings, to be lost in the blue of the sky. I have run and leaped with the rain, I have taken … Continue reading

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Father By Anon

Father Your life was love and labour Your love for your family true; You did your best for all of us. We will always remember you. You can only have one father Patient, kind and true; No other friend in … Continue reading

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Human Family By Maya Angelou

I note the obvious differences in the human family. Some of us are serious, some thrive on comedy. Some declare their lives are lived as true profundity, and others claim they really live the real reality. The variety of our … Continue reading

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