Friday, December 21, 2012

Fifteen Poems from the Archives

I am an aficionado of poetry. I enjoy reading, writing, and performing  the art. In the past six years I have devoted several blog posts to poetry. Below are fifteen of these. Click on the 'Poetry' label at the bottom of the post to find more.

Poems Written by Me
  1. Genealogy Research
  2. Where I'm From
  3. A Toast to the First and the Fourth of July
  4. E Pluribus Unum; Cognatus, Ergo Sum
  5. Divergent, Yet Intersecting
  6. Ode to a Microspatula
  7. Genealogy Limericks 
Poems Written by Kin
  1. Mother - by Willa Van Every
  2. Mother - by Ida Green 
Poems Written by Others
  1. Our Mother Was the Pussy-Cat - by Edward Lear (an unfinished sequel to The Owl and the Pussy-Cat)
  2. On Going Home For Christmas - by Edgar Guest
  3. To a Lady - by Victor Hugo (Translation by Thomas Hardy)
  4. On the Burial of his Brother - by Caius Valerius Catullus (Translation by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley)
  5. The Mounds of Cahokia - by Micah P. Flint
  6. The Jewish Cemetery at Newport - by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow