Monthly Archives: October 2014

Samhain Visit – Jacqueline Nash

Happy Halloween everybody. Thought I would post my poem Samhain Visit today as it is Halloween. ~ Samhain Visit Here in my room with just a candle for light, the flame flickering madly and not very bright, I await for the … Continue reading

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Halloween 1915 – Winnifred M Letts

Winnifred M Letts (1882–1972) was known for her novels, plays and poetry and also wrote children’s fiction. She was English born of English and Irish heritage and spent most of her life in Ireland. In 1916, at which time she was working … Continue reading

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Samhain’s Eve – Jacqueline Nash

Wishing everybody a happy Samhain’s Eve, Halloween or All Hallows Eve for tomorrow. Hope you enjoy my poem called Samhain’s Eve. Samhain’s Eve, also known as Halloween and All Hallows Eve falls on the 31st October and is the beginning … Continue reading

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The Listeners – Walter de la Mare

Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was an English poet, short story writer and novelist probably best remembered for his works for children and for this poem, The Listeners. He also wrote some subtle psychological horror stories, such as “Seaton’s Aunt” and … Continue reading

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Our Little Ghost – Louisa May Alcott

 As Halloween is almost here I thought that today I would post this ghost poem by Louisa May Alcott (1832 – 1888). She was the second of four daughters, born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, and raised in Boston and Concord, Massachusetts and although … Continue reading

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The Loss of You – Jacqueline Nash

This poem can be taken in two ways. Initially, I wrote it about a partner suddenly dying and having to deal with that news, of facing up to the reality of what has happened. It could also be read as … Continue reading

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I Carry Your Heart With Me – E E Cummings

E. E. Cummings was born Edward Estlin Cummings in 1894 in Cambridge, Massachusetts and died in North Conway, N.H., in 1962. With a B.A. degree from Harvard in 1915 he delivered the Commencement Address that year, titled “The New Art.” A … Continue reading

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