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Robinson Jeffers – Carmel Point

The extraordinary patience of things! This beautiful place defaced with a crop of suburban houses- How beautiful when we first beheld it, Unbroken field of poppy and lupin walled with clean cliffs; No intrusion but two or three horses pasturing, Or a few milch cows rubbing their flanks on the outcrop rock-heads- Now the spoiler […]
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Poem by Robinson Jeffers – The House-Dog’s Grave

A favorite poet of mine, Robinson’s poetry is about nature, hunan and non-human, how they interact, through successes and failures. His writing is timeless. I just came across this bitter-sweet poem in the collection “The Selected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers”. I’ve changed my ways a little: I cannot now Run with you in the evenings […]
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Poetry Month – Poems by Robinson Jeffers

Selection #2 and #3 for National Poetry Month is Sign-Post and Evening Ebb by Robinson Jeffers, from his collection The Selected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers, 2001 Stanford. Sign-Post Civilized, crying how to be human again: this will tell you how. Turn outward, love things, not men, turn right away from humanity, Let that doll lie. Consider if […]
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Nature Rocks

That is all. “We speak of nature, of the natural world, as if that were something distinct from ourselves and the social world we appear to have made, seldom noticing that we are in nature and never out of it…” – John Haines, “Fables and Distances” Gray Weather, by Robinson Jeffers It is true that, […]
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