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Cascade's picture

I read and I am satisfied...

I read and I am satisfied...Wink

crypticbard's picture

That is gladdening, thanks

That is gladdening, thanks cascade.


here is poetry that doesn't always conform

Starward's picture

This poem completely

This poem completely summarizes and encapsulates the relationship, through reading, of the Poet and the audience of the Poem(s).


Enjoy effulgent days, and exquisite nights,

unto the exultations of Heaven.

Starward

crypticbard's picture

That was exactly the desired

That was exactly the desired outcome to its reading and the astuteness of the reading mind reveals this most enviable relationship. There are times the connections formed by these moments of communion between reader and writer can be beyond the capacity of either to comprehend and contain. The power of a completed circuit of communication is a communion unique in many ways.


here is poetry that doesn't always conform

Starward's picture

Before the internet, I felt

Before the internet, I felt such connections through printed books---with Mary Shelley, of course; Vergil; Eliot and Stevens.  The internet gave me new connections with living Poets which is much more satisfying.  


Enjoy effulgent days, and exquisite nights,

unto the exultations of Heaven.

Starward

crypticbard's picture

Indeed! The exchange of

Indeed! The exchange of thought and sentiment kind of falls flat when attempting a conversation with a veritable "dead poet."


here is poetry that doesn't always conform