Margaret Widdemer often wrote in traditional poetic forms, and many of her poems explore the social issues of the early twentieth century.
"The Heart of the Holidays" will be brought to life during a Dec. 1 performance by the Allegro Women's Ensemble, together with the Plateau Women's Chorale, all under the direction of Kathee Lundberg.
Years ago my daughter and I learned first-hand the power in a simple Biblical command. “In everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. “ I Thessalonians 5:18
"From a Bridge Car" was published in Elias Lieberman's first poetry collection, Paved Streets (The Cornhill Company, 1917).
The bread of life, well, what is it, anyway? Family, community, faith? Here’s a lovely reminiscence about the way in which bread brings us together, by Richard Levine, who lives in Brooklyn.
"Montparnasse" was originally published in Hemingway's first published work, Three Stories and Ten Poems (1923).
Robert Penn Warren entered Vanderbilt University in 1921, where he became the youngest member of the group of Southern poets called the Fugitives.
Lizette Woodworth Reese's poetry often evokes images of her rural childhood.
It was an Artless Poster Girl pinned up against my wall, She was tremendous ugly, she was exceeding tall; I was gazing at her idly, and I think I must have slept, For that poster maiden lifted up her poster voice, and wept.
Yet one smile more, departing, distant sun! One mellow smile through the soft vapory air, Ere, o'er the frozen earth, the loud winds run,
kward, turn backward, O Time, in your flight, Make me a child again just for tonight! Mother, come back from the echoless shore, Take me again to your heart as of yore;
Enjoy a holiday tale that combines original poetry with magic to tell a story about harvest time, family and the sharing of food. This show celebrates the hidden wonders of daily life and the astonishing power of gratitude.
To feed my soul with beauty till I die; To give my hands a pleasant task to do; To keep my heart forever filled anew
Children & Families Infant and Young Toddler Story Times Wednesday, November 6, 13 and 20, 10:30am Newborn to 24 months with adult. Family Story Times
Pale mornings, and I rise. Still Morning Snow air--my fingers curl. Awakening
Anyone who has followed this column since its introduction in 2005 knows how much I like poems that describe places.
With fruit and flowers the board is decked, The wine and laughter flow;
The Enumclaw High boys and girls cross country teams inaugurated their new course at the Pete’s Pool/Expo Center Sept. 15 with a win on both sides.
Downtown Enumclaw will be filled Oct. 5 with sights and sounds with an all-day music and art extravaganza.
Science! true daughter of Old Time thou art! Who alterest all things with thy peering eyes.