THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: May 1, 2019

“Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.” Novalis The 15th Annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest officially began in April, as part of the celebration of National Poetry Month. This year there are five new contest categories: Who Is The Most Important Person In My Life?” “What Treasure Would I Like To Discover?” “What Don’t I Know About You That I Should?” “What Would I Do If I Ruled The World?” “Should… Read More

“Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. ‘Pooh!’ he whispered. ‘Yes, Piglet?’ ‘Nothing,’ said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw. ‘I just wanted to be sure of you.’” A.A. Milne, The House at Pooh Corner Dear Ernie, I sensed Friday that Time had released you into Eternity, like a flower releases its perfume to the wind. Confirmation came this morning. You’d left, the kindly message said, at 6:15 a.m, like a responsible worker off… Read More