Poem of the Day for March 14, 2017

The Voice of Ocean A cry went through the darkness; and the moon, Hurrying through storm, gazed with a ghastly face, Then cloaked herself in scud: the merman race Of surges ceased; and then th’ Aeolian croon Of the wild siren, Wind, within the shrouds Sunk to a sigh. The ocean in that place Seemed listening; haunted, for a moment’s space, By something dread that … Continue reading Poem of the Day for March 14, 2017

Poem of the Day for March 11, 2017

Ode to a Skylark Hail to thee, blithe spirit– Bird thou never wert– That from heaven or near it Pourest thy full heart In profuse strains of unpremeditated art. Higher still and higher From the earth thou springest, Like a cloud of fire; The blue deep thou wingest, And singing still dost soar and soaring ever singest. In the golden lightning Of the sunken sun, … Continue reading Poem of the Day for March 11, 2017