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My biography will be very limited for now.   Here , I can express myself in poetic form but in real life I much rather prefer to be far less forward  I am a 60 year old American citizen , born and raised in the glorious South! A heritage that I am very proud of and thank God for as it is a blessing indeed ~

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For, A Look Into Lesser Known Poets, A Series, ( 5th.) Poet, Felicia Dorothea Hemans

Blog Posted:3/31/2020 9:57:00 AM
TO HONOR FIFTH POET- FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS  
(1A.)  
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/51935/to-wordsworth
 
Felicia Dorothea Hemans
1793–1835
 
Born in Liverpool, England, Romantic poet Felicia Dorothea Hemans was the daughter of a merchant and a granddaughter of the consul, and the fifth of seven children. The family relocated to Wales following a period of financial difficulty in 1800. A voracious and early reader, Hemans made use of an extensive home library and was instructed by her mother in several languages. She spent two winters in London as a child, and was captivated by the classical art she saw there.
 
Hemans published her first collection, Poems (1808), at the age of 14. She married Captain Alfred Hemans in 1812, and together they had five children. However, her husband did not return from a trip to Italy in 1818, and from then on Hemans had to support her family with the income from her poetry.
 
Influenced by William Wordsworth and Lord Byron, Hemans’s poetry was published in 19 volumes, including The Domestic Affections and other Poems (1812), Records of Woman: With Other Poems (1828), and Siege of Valencia (1823). Her metrically assured poems often explore domestic and romantic themes.
 
https://www.poemhunter.com/poem/the-hour-of-prayer/
 
1. Sonnet To Italy
              - Poem by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
 
FOR thee, Ansonia! Nature's bounteous hand,
Luxuriant spreads around her blooming stores;
Profusion laughs o'er all the glowing land,
And softest breezes from thy myrtle-shores.
 
Yet though for thee, unclouded suns diffuse
Their genial radiance o'er thy blushing plains;
Though in thy fragrant groves the sportive muse
Delights to pour her wild, enchanted strains;
 
Though airs that breathe of paradise are thine,
Sweet as the Indian, or Arabian gales;
Though fruitful olive and empurpling vine,
Enrich, fair Italy! thy Alpine vales;
Yet far from thee inspiring freedom flies,
To Albion's coast and ever-varying skies!
                         Felicia Dorothea Hemans
 
https://www.poemhunter.com/poem/the-hour-of-prayer/
 
2. The Hour Of Prayer - Poem by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
 
Child, amidst the flowers at play,
While the red light fades away;
Mother, with thine earnest eye,
Ever following silently;
Father, by the breeze of eve,
Call'd thy harvest-work to leave -
Pray: ere yet the dark hours be,
Lift the heart, and bend the knee!
 
Traveller, in the stranger's land,
Far from thine own household band;
Mourner, haunted by the tone
Of a voice from this world gone;
Captive, in whose narrow cell
Sunshine hath not leave to dwell;
Sailor, on the dark'ning sea-
Lift the heart, and bend the knee!
 
Warrior, that from battle won,
Breathest now at set of sun;
Woman, o'er the lowly slain,
Weeping on his burial plain:
Ye that triumph, ye that sigh,
Kindred by one holy tie,
Heaven's first star alike ye see-
Lift the heart, and bend the knee!
                    Felicia Dorothea Hemans    
 
https://www.poemhunter.com/poem/the-hour-of-prayer/
 
3. 
To Wordsworth
                         BY FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS
There is a strain to read among the hills,
The old and full of voices — by the source
Of some free stream, whose gladdening presence fills
The solitude with sound; for in its course
Even such is thy deep song, that seems a part
Of those high scences, a fountain from the heart.
 
Or its calm spirit fitly may be taken
To the still breast in sunny garden bowers,
Where vernal winds each tree’s low tones awaken,
And bud and bell with changes mark the hours.
There let thy thoughts be with me, while the day
Sinks with a golden and serene decay.
 
Or by some hearth where happy faces meet,
When night hath hushed the woods, with all their birds,
There, from some gentle voice, that lay were sweet
As antique music, linked with household words;
While in pleased murmurs woman’s lip might move,
And the raised eye of childhood shine in love.
 
Or where the shadows of dark solemn yews
Brood silently o’er some lone burial-ground,
Thy verse hath power that brightly might diffuse
A breath, a kindling, as of spring, around;
From its own glow of hope and courage high,
And steadfast faith’s victorious constancy.
 
True bard and holy! — thou art e’en as one
Who, by some secret gift of soul or eye,
In every spot beneath the smiling sun,
Sees where the springs of living waters lie;
Unseen awhile they sleep — till, touched by thee,
Bright healthful waves flow forth, to each glad wanderer free.
                           BY FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS
 
https://www.poemhunter.com/poem/the-sword-of-the-tomb-a-northern-legend/
 
Read perhaps her greatest poem- Not shown here.
The Sword Of The Tomb : A Northern Legend - Poem by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
 
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For Lesser Known Poets Series,
These poems composed to honor this truly great poet....
 
(1.)
Soothing Dream, Bathe Me In Her Light
 
Of lonely night and vivid dread
sad supper and large empty bed
denying wind, sets soul to stir
romantic memories of her
she, tender angel through and through
only true love I ever knew!
 
Soothing dream, bathe me in her light,
sail sweet passionate seas tonight!
 
Of our past days, beach sand and sun
cheers, smiles, and laughter, O' what fun
she a wonder, beauty that gave
her soul to love and love to save
gifting hope to a lonely man
set to dream all he ever can!
 
Soothing dream, bathe me in her light,
sail sweet passionate seas tonight!
 
Of dancing under soft moonlight
kissing so sweet holding so tight
her morning touch, treasure thus found
love's joyous, chains forever bound
begging time to wait, to stand still
I love her true and always will!
 
Soothing dream, bathe me in her light,
sail sweet passionate seas tonight!
 
Robert J. Lindley, 3-29-2020
Rhyme, 
( Romantic Dreaming, A Star That Once Was,
Soothing Dream, Bathing Within Tender Light)
 
(2.)
 
For This Aching Love, I Feel In My Bones
 
For this Love, I feel in my bones
desires, wine pressed from fire-stones
pleasures set to music, and glee
rapture of freedoms, given me
for this my mind dwells, on dear life
for this I endure, world's dark knife!
 
For this Love, I shed sweat and blood
from far above, pours lively flood
within June's soft castle a smell
within heart's valiant truth, a spell
for this my soul, yearns true and cries
for this my eyes, search deep blue skies!
 
For this Love, I give my great all 
from looming depths spirit recalls
tall mountains beyond sweetest dreams
there, wherein lies Hope's promised streams
for this- my journey, often bold
for this- my pledge, truth to be told!
 
For this Love, I feel in my bones
desires, wine pressed from fire-stones
pleasures set to music, and glee
rapture of freedoms, given me
for this my mind dwells, on dear life
for this I endure, world's dark knife!
 
Robert J. Lindley, 3-12-2020
Rhyme, ( For The Love Of Poetry I Dare To Splash Ink )
 
(3.)
Times At Heart, Romancing Opera, Else A Dying Clown
 
Old age is too often an aching feast of dreaded dreads
symphony of memories, prayers for those already dead
or gasping look back at youthful vigor blindly wasted
days of innocent searching for desserts not yet tasted
dashing into red-canyons, rock walls scaled far too steep
begging dreams paradise provided with much needed sleep!
 
Time, at heart a slow dancing opera, a dying clown,
Youth's bravado, that says, "To hell with it- bring it on down"!
 
Old age a contemptible thought to we carefree and young
oft groaning ballad, with violin playing, wrongly strung
or morns that demand we rise to shock, fight another day
defiance- wallowing onward as for more time we pray
a nightmare, as we realize life is sad, far too short
rocket ride, on an unknown mission, one can not abort!
 
Time, at heart a slow dancing opera, a dying clown,
Youth's bravado, that says, "To hell with it- bring it on down"!
 
Old age may be a gift golden, full of joy's sweetest sprees
a lark, sailing vacations on those blue colored seas
or swirling blackened pool, its eternally spinning drain
years of crying lonely, and cascading aches and deep pains
yet life, its years are so very precious to have lived through
for the alternative is that end, which is always due!
 
Time, at heart a slow dancing opera, a dying clown,
Youth's bravado, that says, "To hell with it- bring it on down"!
 
Robert J. Lindley, 3- 30 2020...
Rhyme, 
Quote:
("Knowledge by suffering entereth, And life is perfected by death.")
 by-  Elizabeth Barrett Browning, A Vision of Poets (1844), last lines)...
  
 
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Date: 4/2/2020 4:38:00 PM
Absolutely amazing poems my friend! Your mind truly is a work of art. I want to thank you for all of your hard work and patience. I have learned so much in such a short time. I appreciated what you have done here.
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Date: 4/4/2020 6:30:00 AM
Thank you my friend. Sad but reality is recent events here at this site have taken a toll. No just those that stay here to disrupt but those that in fear of them so easily surrender to them and/or believe their lies. Teppo was correct, too many are eager to please those that they fear or those that they mistakenly/blindly admire. World has always had such trolls-but now they get to operate in hidden hideouts on the internet....
Date: 4/2/2020 7:19:00 AM
Robert, Your research as well as your poetry may not be appreciated by many, but know that I and all those who have commented certainly do. I've been introduced to a few poets I never would've read if not for you. Thank you.
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Date: 4/4/2020 6:25:00 AM
Thank you my friend. I have found it quite hard to compose here with the peace and serenity that I once had. I know that you know of that which I speak. Truth is some make it their goal to disturb the peace and joy that others have had in writing and reading poetry at this site. Some are here just to disrupt that. Sad but true.
Date: 4/1/2020 4:28:00 PM
Extraordinary and laborious. I really appreciate the effort displayed in your work Robert...
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Date: 4/1/2020 5:17:00 PM
I would encourage others to do a bit of researching on this and even the other poets shown in this series. Besides the joy of discovery, each of these poets have so much to offer in their life's work--their body of poetry to which they sacrificed so very much to gift to the world. Learning more is a key in poetry, unless one already considers oneself already at the top of their game, imho.
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Date: 4/1/2020 5:08:00 PM
Thank you my friend. I hope this information on this wonderful poet may benefit others. It is important to understand other poets. especially so poets of the past that exhibited such immense talent, dedication and a huge part of their lives to the Art of Poetry. Honoring such past greats and their accomplishments is adding to the majesty and importance of poetry. Giving due credit is simply a way of honoring present time and poetry as the Art that we ourselves so enjoy and even dedicate a huge part of our own lives to. God bless....
Date: 4/1/2020 12:46:00 AM
As always, some extraordinary work, my friend, and superb tribute, you should be very proud, and I enjoyed it thoroughly ... but I am short on words today for some reason, so consider this wing man a dying clown. Stay well, Sir Roberto.
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Date: 4/1/2020 5:22:00 AM
Thank you my friend. This fifth blog was to be the halfway point in this series but for several reasons I think it wise to just stop the series. Seems to me the subject matter is thought unimportant to modern poets. History , knowledge and discovering the life, trials, dedication, joys and/or sorrows of immensely talented poets from past eras and finding greater depths in which to understand and write in this Art perhaps is now thought to be of no real importance. No, you are not a dying clown my friend. Just a fine poet not ready to succumb to the stalling decrees that modern poetry demands we must adhere too. I wrote a poem titled, I walk with the dinosaurs, never placed it here. Those dinosaurs are the golden poets of old. God bless...
Date: 3/31/2020 5:15:00 PM
I liked the previous poet's style better, but this is another fine discovery. And to your; "youthful vigor blindly wasted" - imagine if we hadn't?
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Date: 4/1/2020 5:09:00 AM
Rob, one must face the reality that we are born for a purpose. Life is not an accident. Once we mature we see the world as it truly is-- a dark and foreboding place- too oft hellbent on our destruction. Decisions we make and how we may choose to address that stark reality sets our course be it for good or for bad. Sad part is that so many in this modern world simply refuse to face that reality once they finally see it and many are so blinded that they never see it... God bless..
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Date: 3/31/2020 10:13:00 PM
Bitter sweet life sentence, been 16 years now. Lifer cause back then, I had no excuse, because I was fully convicted and instructed in body, mind, soul and spirit concerning that covenant. Still, I tried to hide behind technical rationalizations when trying to take something that wasn't mine. God can bless us in retributions too.
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Date: 3/31/2020 9:06:00 PM
Thank you my friend. I do imagine . Problem is we can never measure how much we have truly profited from our youthful mistakes. Or would we be less if we had not those measure despite some of them being so very bitter sweet. God bless...

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3/20/2020 In This Time Of Looming Dark, Look To The True Light Rhymeart,creation,faith,spirit
3/16/2020 Dare We Oppose Darkness And Its Long Dagger Clawed Hands Rhymeart,creation,deep,heart,p
3/10/2020 Farewell, Youthful Days Of Wading In Crystal Clear Streams Sonnetart,beauty,creation,dedic
3/7/2020 Why A Poem Is More Than Ink On A Page Rhymeappreciation,art,humanity
3/5/2020 Honoring Master Poe, Darkened Verses That Saddest Of Truths Reveals Rhymeart,creation,dark,evil,hu
3/3/2020 Speak With Respect And Kindness As Your Guiding Light Rhymeappreciation,art,deep,enc
3/3/2020 The Longing Haikuappreciation,art,assonanc

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Fav Poems

PoemTitleFormCategories
MoUNTAIN DRoP Rhymedeath,depression,
Beauty Exposed Rhymelife,
Beautiful Day Free verseseasons,
What the Angels Whisper Free versegod,hope,youth,
Black Diamond Night Epicbody,death,history,lonely
If Walls Could Speak Narrativefeelings,for him,joy,toge
Spring on the Wind Rhymechange,nature,spring,
Crying River Balladbeautiful,cry,deep,freedo
Colours in our lives Rhymebeauty,color,
Daddy Free verseblue,dad,depression,fathe
Indian Ink Dramatic Verseabuse,autumn,death,deep,f
A New Bird Rhymebirth,
When Love Found Me Rhymeblessing,love,
Mist Song Rhymebeauty,music,nature,
Wild Love Narrativegarden,love,rose,sweet,
I Walk on Water Free verseintrospection,life,
The Blackberry and The Rose Personificationimagination
Strong Point Sonnetlove,
I Hate You All Light Versedark,death,philosophy,sad
So She Broke your Heart Free verseanalogy,betrayal,hope,lov
Fragment Trioletlight
The Perfect Painting Rhymeart,beauty,
Diamond in the Sky Sonnetstar,
In One Fell Swoop Free verselost love,
A Shade From The Past Sonnetart,nostalgia,people,
To a Despondent Friend Quatraindepression,
A Letter to Emily Dickinson Rhymepoetess,
White Lace Sonnetlife,seasons
Echoes in the Stone Epicadventure,death,hero,hist
The tree of life Rhymeage,child,death,mystery,t
Our little Haven Rhymecousin,fairy,fantasy,gree
Her Hidden Gem Rhymemother,voice,
Eyes of Blue Rhymefreedom,hero,memorial day
MY DAY IS COMING Rhymefriendship,journey,life,
SOMETIMES Rhymeblessing,thanks,
THE LORDS SWEET MORNING Rhymemusic,nature,
Letting Go Rhymeson,
What is Love Sonnetlove,
Releasing Me Sonnethappiness,peace,
As we walk hand in hand Rhymehappiness,how i feel,love
Angel Tears Light Verseangel,
Put Your Head on My Shoulder Light Versedance,romantic,
I Am The Mighty Mountain Personificationearth,mountains,
Death Blows a Hollow Horn Sonnetdeath,
Written in a Graveyard Sonnetdeath,
Invitation Rhymelost love,
His Song and Mine I do not know?bird,life,poems,prison,,L
In An Old Cathedral Rhymeloneliness,love,
Sweet Memories Rhymelost love,
Oak Rhymetree,
Contest Consternation Free versecommunity,poetry,words,
Write you OUT Free versegoodbye,how i feel,
Hey you Free verseanger,conflict,forgivenes
Aquarius Coupletimagery,water,
Mother's Garden Rhymeflower,garden,nature,
Neverland Narrativechildhood,nostalgia,place
The Ripping Free verseabuse,addiction,anger,ang
Stairway to the Stars Free versefarewell,kiss,
Midnight Poet Free verseaddiction,character,devot
A New Love Found Free verseinspirational,
Autumn's Gown Rhymecolor,inspiration,
Kresge's Five And Dime Stores Rhymenostalgia,
Intolerable Rhymeabuse,betrayal,racism,
Amidst the Fallen Petals Free verselonging,love,
The Evil Eye Rhymeevil,
My Fallen Brother Rhymeangst,brother,history,los
Eccentric Eyes Sonnetpain,
The Sowing Free versedevotion,
Wild pure and free love Free versebeautiful,love,romance,
Eccentricity In Love Sonnetlove,universe,
Bobcat Moon Rhymeautumn,friendship,loss,mo
The Clock it Mocks Free versebreak up,heartbroken,jeal
O The Grieving Free versedeath,funeral,grief,
Holding a wilting red rose Versedeath,mother,mothers day,
Heaven or Hell Free versedark,heaven,light,love,
Sunset Tableau Versepain,
Starstruck in your deep Beauty Free versebeautiful,beauty,flower,l
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Light Versesoldier,violence,war,
Ancient Warrior Iambic Pentameterangst,culture,native amer
Rain over Vietnam Quaternrain,war,
Long Distance Dreamer Light Versebeautiful,i miss you,long
Whilst walking through the woods Sonnetanimal,beauty,bird,nature
Why So Afraid Iambic Pentameterlove,
Church Quatrainblessing,change,devotion,
Outside Looking In Rhymecharacter,community,histo
Small Passerene Birds Rhymebeautiful,romantic,season
Autumn's Dreams Of A Country Road Rhymenature,seasons,
When Shadows Fall Rhymelife,music,nature,seasons
Tear Drops Free verseallegory,desire,devotion,
Star Gazer Free verseallegory,beauty,metaphor,
Conquer Rhymedepression,
Ragnarok: The Storm Epyllionweather,
That Still Small Voice Quatraingod,prayer,relationship,
The Black Dragon Free versecorruption,courage,hope,w
But I Must Stay Villanellesad,
When Bubbles Dissipate Tankabeautiful,beauty,i love y
December Magic Quintain (English)nature,
Approaching storm Rhymeweather,
To Him who Loves Me Sonnetlove,relationship,romanti
Yellow Shoes in the Darkness Quatrainme,metaphor,places,yellow

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SKAT A United States Flag United States Read
Poet Destroyer A United States Flag United States Read
Annalise Brigham...a.k.a. Audrey Haick United States Flag United States Read
Keith O.J. Hunt Canada Flag Canada Read
Sunshine Smile Norway Flag Norway Read
Sara Kendrick United States Flag United States Read
JAN ALLISON Isle Of Man Flag Isle Of Man Read
Jake Ponce Philippines Flag Philippines Read
Carolyn Devonshire United States Flag United States Read
Vera Duggan Australia Flag Australia Read
Robert Nehls United States Flag United States Read
Joyce Johnson United States Flag United States Read
Eileen Manassian _Not Listed Flag _Not Listed Read
lisa duggan Australia Flag Australia Read
Barbara Gorelick United States Flag United States Read
Gary Bateman Germany Flag Germany Read
liam mcdaid Ireland Flag Ireland Read
Gry Christensen United States Flag United States Read
arthur vaso Canada Flag Canada Read
Debbie Guzzi United States Flag United States Read
Roy Jerden United States Flag United States Read
James Fraser United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Robert Lindley United States Flag United States Read
Richard Lamoureux Canada Flag Canada Read
Paul Callus Malta Flag Malta Read
Miss Sassy United States Flag United States Read
cherl dunn United States Flag United States Read
KP Nunez Philippines Flag Philippines Read
Peter Lewis Holmes Viet Nam Flag Viet Nam Read
David O'Haolin Whalen United States Flag United States Read
Keith Bickerstaffe United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Lu Loo United States Flag United States Read
Connie Marcum Wong United States Flag United States Read
Lin Lane United States Flag United States Read
Vladislav Raven United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Gail Foster United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Pandita Sanchez United States Flag United States Read
Danetta Barney United States Flag United States Read
Tom Quigley United States Flag United States Read
jill spagnola United States Flag United States Read
Andrea Dietrich United States Flag United States Read
Avis Bailey United States Flag United States Read
Kelly Deschler United States Flag United States Read
lg ds Thailand Flag Thailand Read
Feli Elizab United States Flag United States Read
Casarah Nance United States Flag United States Read
Edlynn Nau United States Flag United States Read
Leslie Philibert Germany Flag Germany Read
Miraj Raha India Flag India Read
Sarai Virden United States Flag United States Read
Monterey Sirak United States Flag United States Read
Bev Smith United States Flag United States Read
C T United States Flag United States Read
Jessica Thompson United States Flag United States Read
Charmaine Chircop Malta Flag Malta Read
Timothy Hicks United States Flag United States Read
Sandra Haight United States Flag United States Read
Tim Smith United States Flag United States Read
Suzanne Delaney United States Flag United States Read
Joseph May United States Flag United States Read
Constance La France Canada Flag Canada Read
Daniel Turner United States Flag United States Read
Manmath Dalei India Flag India Read
kabuteng P.iNk k. Philippines Flag Philippines Read
Robert L. Hinshaw United States Flag United States Read
nette onclaud Philippines Flag Philippines Read
harry horsman Australia Flag Australia Read
Red Fiery Singapore Flag Singapore Read
Brian Davey United States Flag United States Read
Keith Trestrail Trinidad and Tobago Flag Trinidad and Tobago Read
Walter T. Ashe United States Flag United States Read
Carrie Richards United States Flag United States Read
Anisha Dutta India Flag India Read
CayCay Jennings United States Flag United States Read
Emile Pinet Canada Flag Canada Read
Teddy Kimathi Kenya Flag Kenya Read
Julia Ward France Flag France Read
Frederic Parker United States Flag United States Read
Olive Eloisa Guillermo - Fraser Philippines Flag Philippines Read
Laura Leiser United States Flag United States Read
John Hamilton Canada Flag Canada Read
Rhonda Johnson-Saunders United States Flag United States Read
Robert Stoner Jr United States Flag United States Read
Faye Gibson United States Flag United States Read
michael tor United States Flag United States Read
Carol Eastman United States Flag United States Read
Charlie Smith United States Flag United States Read
Maurice Yvonne Canada Flag Canada Read
Elaine George Canada Flag Canada Read
Bob Quigley United States Flag United States Read
Shadow Hamilton United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Charles Henderson United States Flag United States Read
Robert Pettit United States Flag United States Read
Francine Roberts Canada Flag Canada Read
Eve Roper United States Flag United States Read
jack horne United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Andrew Crisci United States Flag United States Read
kash poet India Flag India Read
Janice Canerdy United States Flag United States Read
Judy Konos United States Flag United States Read
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