George Michael’s Poetry at Age 11

George Michael was a genius.  He was also a natural writer. Please click the link to see two samples of his perceptions and writing ability when he was eleven.  Then take a moment to appreciate a highly sensitive person who proved to be very strong. https://www.smoothradio.com/artists/george-michael/poetry-poems-school-child-young/?fbclid=IwAR3x6BBCE5DATjdsL77chcigSILuffB4q5SSkw3ohDNu3obQmmZm6U5aH2c Continue reading George Michael’s Poetry at Age 11

Rilke’s The Panther

HIS VISION, FROM THE CONSTANTLY PASSING BARS, HAS GROWN SO WEARY THAT IT CANNOT HOLD ANYTHING ELSE.  IT SEEMS TO HIM THERE ARE A THOUSAND BARS, AND BEHIND THE BARS, NO WORLD.   AS HE PACES IN CRAMPED CIRCLES, OVER AND OVER, THE MOVEMENT OF HIS POWERFUL SOFT STRIDES IS LIKE A RITUAL DANCE AROUND A CENTER IN WHICH A MIGHTY WILL STANDS PARALYZED.   ONLY AT TIMES, THE CURTAIN OF THE PUPILS LIFTS, QUIETLY–.  AN IMAGE INTERS IN, RUSHES DOWN THROUGH THE TENSED, ARRESTED MUSCLES, PLUNGES INTO THE HEART AND IS GONE.   RAINER MARIA RILKE,  THE PANTHER Continue reading Rilke’s The Panther