Literary Calligraphy by Susan Loy


POETRY SELECTIONS

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Autumn Crocus: Growing Old "Autumn Crocus: Growing Old" "Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be..."
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Chrysanthemums "Chrysanthemums" "All things touch, all things go hand to hand; all things obey the same invisible principles, the identical exigencies... "
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Daffodils "Daffodils" "I wandered lonely as a cloud that floats on high o'er vales and hills, when all at once I saw a crowd, a host of golden daffodils... "
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Desiderata "Desiderata" "Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence..."
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Emily Dickinson Spring Flowers "Emily Dickinson Spring Flowers" "A Light exists in Spring/ Not present on the Year/ At any other period..."
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Emily Dickinson Summer Flowers "Emily Dickinson Summer Flowers" "There came a Day at Summer's full,/ Entirely for me..."
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Emily Dickinson Autumn Flowers "Emily Dickinson Autumn Flowers" "The morns are meeker than they were -/ The nuts are getting brown..."
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Emily Dickinson Winter Flowers "Emily Dickinson Winter Flowers" "There's a certain Slant of light,/ Winter Afternoons..."
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Emily Dickinson's Seasonal Flowers Fours: Four Print Suite "Emily Dickinson's Seasonal Flowers Fours: Four Print Suite" "Emily Dickinson's Spring Flowers, Summer Flowers, Autumn Flowers, and Winter Flowers"
Flowers in Spring "The Flowers In Spring" "...quiet I wandered lonely as a cloud..." (Wordsworth). The most beautiful words ever written about spring from 22 different writers.    [Read complete text]
Hamlet "Hamlet"

"There's rosemary, that's for remembrance; pray you, love, remember..."
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Hope Is the Thing with Feathers "Hope Is the Thing with Feathers"

"Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, and sings the tune without the words, and never stops at all..."
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How Do I Love Thee? "How Do I Love Thee?" "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee..."
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If by Rudyard Kipling "If" by Rudyard Kipling "If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you..."
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Infant Joy Infant Joy "I have no name. I am but two days old. What shall I call thee?..."
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Iris: Message "Iris: Message" "Thou art the Iris, fair among the fairest, Who, armed with golden rod..."
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Lady Slipper: Capricious Beauty "Lady Slipper: Capricious Beauty" "Glory be to God for dappled things-- For skies of couple-colour..."
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The Lake Isle of Innisfree "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" Irish poet William Butler Yeats wrote this ode to the purple glow of heather and the Irish countryside: "I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there..."
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Marriage of True Minds "The Marriage of True Minds" "Let me not to the marriage of true minds | Admit impediments..."
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A Midsummer-Night's Dream "A Midsummer-Night's Dream" "Through the house give shimmering light and each and every chamber..."
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Mothers Joys "Mother's Joys" "O the joy of that vast elemental sympathy which only the human soul is capable of generating..."
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Poppies "Poppies" "The little cares that fretted me, I lost them yesterday.
among the fields, above the sea, among the winds at play..."
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Practicing Peace "Practicing Peace" "It's not an idea. As an idea, it's no more powerful than war...Moment to moment, it's how we choose to be..."
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Red Rose: Love "Red Rose: Love" "O, my luve is like a red, red rose, That's newly sprung in June..."
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Red Tulip: Declaration of Love "Red Tulip: Declaration of Love" "Come live with me, and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove..."
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The Road Not Taken "The Road Not Taken" "Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler..."
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Red Rose Buds "Red Rose Buds" "And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days; Then Heaven tries earth if it be in tune, and over it softly her warm ear lays..."
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Tintern Abbey "Tintern Abbey" "Five years have past; five summers, with the length of five long winters..."
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To My Dear... Husband "To My Dear... Husband" "If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were loved by wife, then thee..."
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House Prayer "House Prayer" "May nothing evil cross this door, and may ill-fortune never pry about these windows..."
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Shakespeare's Flowers "Shakespeare's Flowers" - LitCal Note Cards! Includes four designs: Shakespeare's Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter Flowers
  "Shakespeare's Flowers of Autumn" "The year growing ancient, not yet on summer's death..."
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  "Shakespeare's Flowers of Winter" "Give me those flowers there...for you there's rosemary and rue..."
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  "The Flowers of Keats" "I saw the sweetest flower wild nature yields, a fresh-blown musk-rose..."
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  "Wallace Stevens " "Swiftly in the nights, In the porches of Key West..."
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We Two "We Two" "We two, how long we were fool'd, now transmuted, we swiftly escape as Nature escapes..."
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