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Good Fences Make Good Fences

(Photo courtesy the Image Gallery of the American and New England Studies program of the University of Southern Maine.) Once again today I heard a radio commentator repeat “Robert Frost’s good advice”, that “good fences make good neighbors”. And I wonder, has anyone who repeats that phrase ever actually read the poem? (The poem, by […]

November 17, 2009 · Harry · No Comments
Posted in: Poetry

The Noise Of Failure

I had never heard of Bill Holm until I ran across this poem the other day. It’s entitled “August in Waterton, Alberta”:: Above me, wind does its best to blow leaves off the aspen tree a month too soon. No use wind. All you succeed in doing is making music, the noise of failure growing […]

May 20, 2009 · Harry · No Comments
Posted in: Poetry


December 13, 2006 · Harry · One Comment
Posted in: Poetry

The Lesson Count

March 16, 2006 · Harry · Comments Closed
Posted in: Poetry

Spring Haiku

March 7, 2006 · Harry · One Comment
Posted in: Gardening, Poetry