Friday, July 21, 2006

Poetry Friday

Who doesn't love Alan Rickman? One of my favorite films is his Truly, Madly, Deeply; and in it, he recites Pablo Neruda's Dead Woman (La Muerta), here translated by Donald D. Walsh.



If suddenly you do not exist,
if suddenly you are not living,
I shall go on living.

I do not dare,
I do not dare to write it,
if you die.

I shall go on living.
The rest of the poem is here.
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Round Up:

Blog From The Windowsill shares a poem from memory
Haiku at Bookshelves of Doom
Happy Birthday to Susan Taylor Brown
Farm School is enjoying the summer
Kelly R. Fineman and Found Poetry
Fuse # 8 reviews The Poet Slave of Cuba
Little Willow celebrates cats
MotherReader and Down The Back Of The Chair
Grandmother's Garden at Poetry Muse
Jen Robinson and the Treasure Seekers
Lawrence Schimel shares original work
Poetry Friday 9 at Scholar's Blog
Lightning Bugs at Sprite writes

I think I have everyone, if not, just let me know and I'll update tomorrow.

Edited to add: Elizabeth Barret Browning at By Sun and Candlelight
A Year of Reading joins Poetry Friday with Not Waving But Drowning
And so does A Wrung Sponge with Teaching The Baby How to Eat A Popsicle

and while Miss Snark doesn't tag her post Poetry Friday, it is Friday. And Poetry. So let's include her Beowulf selection.

2 comments:

Mary Lee said...

How tacky is it to toot one's own horn? Well, I'll risk it:
http://readingyear.blogspot.com/
has my first foray into Poetry Friday. May I join the club?

cloudscome said...

I like to do poetry Fridays too. Add me to your list please!

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