S2 E8: The Lake Isle of Innisfree by William Butler Yeats

The Lake Isle of Innisfree By William Butler YeatsI will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree,And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made;Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee,And live alone in the bee-loud glade.And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow,DroppingContinue reading “S2 E8: The Lake Isle of Innisfree by William Butler Yeats”

S2 E7: “Not What” by Mary Jo Malo

Welcome to Poetry in the Evening.   I am on a nature walk along the Vancouver Seawall with a poem by Mary Jo Malo.   Please join me in reciting “Not What” by poet, Mary Jo Malo. Not What Who spoke into being lily, sparrow, redwood tree and galaxies? Who lavishes light upon our eyesContinue reading “S2 E7: “Not What” by Mary Jo Malo”

S2 E5: Sonnet 43 How do I Love Thee

How Do I Love Thee? (Sonnet 43) by Elizabeth Barrett Browning How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of being and ideal grace. I love thee to the level ofContinue reading “S2 E5: Sonnet 43 How do I Love Thee”