Tag Archives: Poetry

December 20

Paradoxical Commandments

The Paradoxical Commandments were written by Kent M. Keith in 1968 as part of a booklet for student leaders. For more than thirty years, the Paradoxical Commandments have circled the globe. I hope you enjoy. “Paradoxical Commandments” By Dr. Kent Keith People are unreasonable, illogical and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people […]

February 01

Me And My Shadow

Originally posted on JMC813:
Welcome back my grinning friend You’ve been away far, far too long Where the HELL have you been? ? No wait, you best not answer me You see, it is questions like this That get me in all sorts of trouble ? Like the time we……..never mind I shudder to think of the…

Hyla Brook By Robert Frost

“I Have a Rendezvous with Death” by Alan Seeger

I have a rendezvous with Death  At some disputed barricade, When Spring comes back with rustling shade  And apple-blossoms fill the air—  I have a rendezvous with Death          When Spring brings back blue days and fair.    It may be he shall take my hand  And lead me into his dark land  And close my eyes […]

“The Valley Of Unrest” By Edgar Allan Poe

This poem represents the relationship between life and death. It shows the stress which you receive when you die when you live and when you pass. The poem also is saying that death can come to both sides. When someone dies you feel their pain and their sadness.