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Wild Flying Dove BS: Poems that speak to you. (244* d) RE: BS: Poems that speak to you. 23 Oct 07

Jeanie - the Pomeganate poem is DH Lawrence, part of a series about fruit - the Fig poem is well known for being a partly veiled description of female genitalia. Pomegranite alludes to sex and morality - in his era he has forced to justify his actions - eg. the last 2 lines of Pomegranite ... "For my part, I prefer my heart to be broken, It is so lovely, dawn-kaleidoscopic within the crack." Bet you've never heard it described like that before! He was masterful with words.

Poems I especially like are:

Entirely by Louis MacNeice


The Great Lover by Robert Graves

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