Poems live under these trees

Click on any bonsai to begin a random walk through the DayPoems collection.

DayPoems Forum

Click to submit poems to DayPoems, comment on DayPoems or a poem within, comment on other poetry sites, update links, or simply get in touch. DayPoems Forum.


DayPoems Favorites


  Tim Bovee, Private Trader: The left brain side of my life.
  mamabluefoot & the mountain walderkinder: A Cascadian mom and biologist teaches her children about the marvels growing around them.
  Bliss Fotography: Really cool photos from San Francisco
  A Poet on a Magical Journey Home
  Chronicles of a Sea Woman
  Parallels Studio
  Bipolar Poetry
  Mantra.X
  Poetry, Film and Books
  Poetry Archive

  Project Gutenberg, a huge collection of books as text, produced as a volunteer enterprise starting in 1990. This is the source of the first poetry placed on DayPoems.
  Tina Blue's Beginner's Guide to Prosody, exactly what the title says, and well worth reading.
  popomo.net, miniature, minimalist-inspired sculptures created from industrial cereamics, an art project at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon.
  pink.popomo.net, More projects from Portland
  oarena.net, Furby, Eliza, Mr_Friss and Miss_Friss.
  Save Point 0.8.1, a Portland, Oregon, exhibit, Aug. 13-Sept. 5, 2004, at Disjecta.



D
a
y
P
o
e
m
s


*

D
a
y
P
o
e
m
s


*

D
a
y
P
o
e
m
s


*

D
a
y
P
o
e
m
s


*

D
a
y
P
o
e
m
s


*

D
a
y
P
o
e
m
s

A dozen poems

For July 26, 2014

A version friendly to printer and palmtop


Won't you help support DayPoems?


Click here to learn more about how you can keep DayPoems on the Web . . .

Cherry-Ripe, by Robert Herrick



CHERRY-RIPE, ripe, ripe, I cry,
Full and fair ones; come and buy.
If so be you ask me where
They do grow, I answer: There
Where my Julia's lips do smile;

Complete Poem


Bali, by Barbara Nelson



Our poets wrote in early settler days
Of floods and drought, nature's
capricious ways
All "Acts of God" for which no blame
was cast

Complete Poem


Blind, by Harry Kemp



The Spring blew trumpets of color;
Her Green sang in my brain --
I heard a blind man groping
"Tap -- tap" with his cane;

I pitied him in his blindness;

Complete Poem


Daybreak, by John Donne



STAY, O sweet and do not rise!
The light that shines comes from thine eyes;
The day breaks not: it is my heart,
Because that you and I must part.
Stay! or else my joys will die

Complete Poem


Kinchinjunga (Which is the next highest of mountains), by Cale Young Rice



I

O white Priest of Eternity, around
Whose lofty summit veiling clouds arise
Of the earth's immemorial sacrifice
To Brahma in whose breath all lives and dies;

Complete Poem


Jock O'Hazeldean, by Walter Scott



Child Ballad 293

Why weep ye by the tide, lady
Why weep ye by the tide?
I'll wed ye to my youngest son
And ye shall be his bride

Complete Poem


The Path that leads to Nowhere, by Corinne Roosevelt Robinson



There's a path that leads to Nowhere
In a meadow that I know,
Where an inland island rises
And the stream is still and slow;
There it wanders under willows

Complete Poem


An Australian Girl, by Ethel Castilla



"She's pretty to walk with,
And witty to talk with,
And pleasant, too, to think on."
Sir John Suckling.

She has a beauty of her own,

Complete Poem


Should I Ever Be a Soldier, by Joe Hill



We're spending billions every year
For guns and ammunition.
"Our Army" and "our Navy" dear,
To keep in good condition;
While millions live in misery

Complete Poem


In Youth is Pleasure, by Robert Wever



IN a harbour grene aslepe whereas I lay,
The byrdes sang swete in the middes of the day,
I dreamed fast of mirth and play:
In youth is pleasure, in youth is pleasure.

Methought I walked still to and fro,

Complete Poem


Overnight, a Rose, by Caroline Giltinan



That overnight a rose could come
I one time did believe,
For when the fairies live with one,
They wilfully deceive.
But now I know this perfect thing

Complete Poem


Mother's Prayer, by Madan G. Gandhi



My brother stands before me
ready to kill.
To embrace the stab of hate
and be killed
or dismount his proud head.

Complete Poem

Copyright

The DayPoems web site, www.daypoems.net, is copyright 2001-2012 by Timothy Keith Bovee. All rights reserved.

The authors of poetry and other material appearing on DayPoems retain full rights to their work. Any requests for publication in other venues must be negotiated separately with the authors. The editor of DayPoems will gladly attempt to assist in putting interested parties in contact with the authors.

Google DayPoems


Support DayPoems

Buy your books here

Search:
Keywords:
In Association with Amazon.com