Author Archives: Brad Werner

About Brad Werner

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hope

you guide me from the shores of night across the vastness beyond my sight over the deep i tremble with fright you protect me from many a precarious plight beyond what must be and what just might you ride night’s … Continue reading

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Wordsworth on poetry

Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility. — William Wordsworth

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Grottos and Literature

Literary Grottos Somewhere between Shakespeare’s The Tempest and Dante’s Inferno, I developed a love for grottos, for garden grottos, and though even more rare, grotto gardens. Though the reference may seem obscure, while reading Inferno in high school, a discussion of the brief … Continue reading

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pebbles of the past

i drove by that place we used to go where people used to flow i walked past the empty lot remembering you and i at that spot i went back to see it again stood at the edge stood, and … Continue reading

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octaped

my darling little octaped dangling from your glistening thread into your lair i have been led to your web i’ll soon be wed please don’t land upon my head or you or i might soon be dead

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The Five Senses

How well do you know the five senses? How do they shape your reality? Does cilantro taste like one of the most delightful herbs ever, or does it taste like soap to you? For about twenty percent of humans, cilantro … Continue reading

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sandpipers

some people seem like sandpipers chasing the waves out to sea with their flock flowing like the trailing edge of the waves themselves skittering back to shore chased by the waves living their lives with the ebb and tide pecking … Continue reading

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