Thanks Marcus. I originally went to The Library of Congress where I found the poem. It has more poetry regarding September 11, 2001.
I just now went to The New Yorker where Galway’s poem originally appeared on September 16, 2002.
I just read on the BBC -2 May 2011 ,Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden dead (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-13256676). The article states, "Bin Laden was accused of being behind a number of atrocities, including the attacks on New York and Washington on 11 September 2001." This poem is...
Brilliant! "Perfection" :smile: dx, thank you. Richard Feynman:!!) When a poem is that great I say, "Cracking the egg!" Beautiful is each day that unfolds. And so it is for me. Again, a warm thank you for inspiring me to work on a new poem .
Bye the way, Charles Darwin's...
Published in Atlantic Monthly - 2010
By the Sea
by Maura Stanton
The spears on the plain of Troy
Glittered like things that hadn’t been invented—
Holiday tinsel, bristling antennas,
A cabinet of needles at the flu clinic—
And the sea was closer, only two miles away,
October (section I)
by Louise Glück
Is it winter again, is it cold again,
didn't Frank just slip on the ice,
didn't he heal, weren't the spring seeds planted
didn't the night end,
didn't the melting ice
flood the narrow gutters
wasn't my body
rescued, wasn't it safe...
Two absolutely great poems.
Stream Of Life
by Rabindranath Tagore
The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day
runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures.
It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth
in numberless blades of...
Spring And All
by William Carlos Williams
By the road to the contagious hospital
under the surge of the blue
mottled clouds driven from the
northeast—a cold wind. Beyond, the
waste of broad, muddy fields
brown with dried weeds, standing and fallen
patches of standing water
Greg, those are absolutely stunning photos. Good looking man there and Machupicchu
Since I'm fond of hummingbirds I noted that there are more than a few in Peru. HUMMINGBIRDS of the Madre de Dios watershed, Perú
Joseph A. Tobias, Philip Koch, Chris Merkord
It's been a while since I last posted to this topic but couldn't resist mentioning that the March 2010 of National Geographic magazine has a very intriguing and informative, eight page article with pictures that I highly recommend. Spirits in the Sand - The ancient Nasca lines of Peru shed...
Archeology Magazine has information about digs. :biggrin: I love to go digging. Last information from July, 10, 2009. Be sure to explore the website.
arildno, your UK Times Online link(url) states '404 Error'. :smile:
Turbo, you were very kind to give it to your friend.:smile:
Here is something I saw that might be interesting for those visiting Peru or interested in the scientific contributions made by people from Peru who lived long ago. On April 22, 2007 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center took an image...
Hi Turbo :smile: Digging is fun and exhausting. :wink: Notice from the link (url) I provided that was from Archaeological Institute of America, World Roundup Volume 62 Number 4, July/August 2009:
My first digging began along beaches. I have a collection of rare shells...
Marcus, I just love poetry. It's always a pleasure meeting a man that likes poetry as much as you do. Thank you.:biggrin: I hope you won't mind me placing a poem here about *human nature*.
I have a fondness for Galway Kinnell since I’m a woman. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting him. This is...