In this episode enjoy poetry by Ben Jonson, Robert Burns, Ken Gierke (rivrvlogr on Wordpress), and myself. We examine love and Valentine’s Day. Why does Cupid sing the Blues?
I read My poems, "Cupid's Dream", "Cupid Sings the Blues", and "Somewhere Blindly".
Ben Jonson's poem "Song: To Celia [“Drink to me only with thine eyes”] and Robert Burn's poem "A Red, Red, Rose" can be found on www.poetryfoundation.org.
Ken Gierke's un-Valentine’s Day poem entitled “A Day Like Any Other” and other poems by him can be found on his Wordpress blog, rivrvlogr.com.
Music: "Fall in Love" Royalty Free music provided by Podbean
Barbara Harris Leonhard is a writer, poet, and blogger. Her work appears in Phoebe, MD: Medicine and Poetry, Well Versed 2020, Spillwords; FREE VERSE REVOLUTION; Heretics, Lovers and Madmen; Go Dog Go Café; Silver Birch Press; Amethyst Review (pending); Pillbaby.com; and Vita Brevis. She is the author of Discoveries in Academic Writing, which is based on her years of teaching English as a Second Language at the University of Missouri.
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