The Trees by Philip Larkin – Classic Poems Presented By Go Dog Go Cafe Baristas & Writers

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As part of the Go Dog Go Cafe ‘Classic Poems’ series, I present the celebrated poem of Spring ‘The Trees‘ by the most English of England’s poets, Philip Larkin:

The Trees, by Philip Larkin

The trees are coming into leaf
Like something almost being said;
The recent buds relax and spread,
Their greenness is a kind of grief.

Is it that they are born again
And we grow old? No, they die too,
Their yearly trick of looking new
Is written down in rings of grain.

Yet still the unresting castles thresh
In fullgrown thickness every May.
Last year is dead, they seem to say,
Begin afresh, afresh, afresh.

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It is respectfully and fully acknowledged  that ‘The Trees’  first published  in ‘High Windows’ in 1974 is presented here by Eric Daniel Clarke (EDC Writing) as it appeared  in ‘Philip Larkin – Collected Poems’ published by Faber &…

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Promote Yourself Monday, March 23, 2020 and Round UP from March 16, 2020

‘Go Dog Go Cafe’ open – pop in for ‘Promote Yourself Monday’ – all welcome.

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Promote yourself Mon

Welcome to Promote Yourself Monday.  We had another great week perhaps because of the Coronavirus Pandemic. So please, once again, ALL Go Dog Go Cafe community members are invited to post one link to one specific piece of their writing (600 words or less please!) they have published on their blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed into the comments section below.

If you post a link, be sure to read some of the other great writing people have linked to.

Last week’s Round UP, my apologies to the community for not getting around to the posts as much last week. Like many here in the States, I have been fighting to understand what my new normal looks along with processing the impact of the changes on life. Will get back to work now…

https://poetryforhealing.com/2020/03/16/daybreak/

https://lucysworkscom.home.blog/2020/03/15/let-us-draft/

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Promote Yourself Monday, March 16, 2020 and Round UP from March 9, 2020!

This mid-March Monday why not drop by the Go Dog Go Cafe it’s a warm, safe place to be…

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Promote yourself Mon

Welcome toPromote Yourself Monday! Another great week last week, now that we got the bugs worked out from the week before. Overall we had 270 views, 45 likes and 263 comments. As I have said before, numbers cannot measure the community we build worldwide with this wonderful feature, they sure tell us how important it has become. I will share links below, but and once again invite you to postalink to writing (600 words or less please!) published on your blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed into the comments section below. With the coronavirus affecting all of us, let us fight back with our antivirus of creative energy!

If you post a link, be sure to read some of the other great writing people have linked to.

Last week’s round UP with 38 shares! (I apologize for any formatting snafus… I am using the new editor and a…

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Promote Yourself Monday, March 9, 2020 and Round UP, March 2, 2020

‘Promote Yourself Monday’ over at the ‘Go Dog Go Cafe’ – catch up on last week and maybe this week join in too?

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Promote yourself Mon

Welcome to Promote Yourself Monday.  All Go Dog Go Cafe community members are invited to post one link to one specific piece of their writing (600 words or less please!) they have published on their blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed into the comments section below. If you post a link, be sure to read some of the other great writing people have linked to.

Many apologies for the confusion last week, I crossed my wires forgetting there was a previously scheduled post and created a new one. But that didn’t stop us from having another great week. Between the two posts we had over 60 likes and 180 comments and an amazing !39! shares. In the confusion did cause me to miss a whole bunch of writers, my humblest apologies as I do try to get to every post over the course of the day. So if I…

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Promote Yourself Monday, September 23, 2019

Why not show your lines at the Go Dog Go Cafe – it’s ‘Promote Yourself Monday’

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Promote yourself Mon

Welcome to Promote Yourself Monday.  All Go Dog Go Cafe community members are invited to post one link to one specific piece of their writing (600 words or less please!) they have published on their blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed into the comments section below.

If you post a link, be sure to read some of the other great writing people have linked to.

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