“Call a truce, then, to our labors—let us feast with friends and neighbors, and be merry as the custom of our caste; for if faint and forced the laughter, and if sadness follow after, we are richer by one mocking Christmas past.”
-Christmas in India by Rudyard Kipling
“I heard the bells on Christmas Day
Their old, familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet
The words repeat
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!”
To what purpose, April, do you return again?
Beauty is not enough.
You can no longer quiet me with the redness
Of little leaves opening stickily.
I know what I know. Continue reading “Poem of the Week: Spring by Edna St. Vincent Millay”
Welcome to April and this month is a great time to brush off those winter blues because is National Poetry Month, an event that increases awareness and participation of great poetry that is out there. I am a great lover of poetry and what great way to show my appreciation of the poetic form than by publishing a classic poem! So, every beginning of the week for the month of April, I’ll publish poems from popular poets. Let’s start the month off right with some great poetry!
Continue reading “National Poetry Month: Poem of the Week”