Charles Clanton Rogers

Reflections based on poetry, music, visual art, book reviews, history of science, first-person history, philosophical essays and International Blogging


We continue to invite contemporary poets to submit their work here. We have featured three guest poets:

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Laura Grace Weldon


6a1cf8ca68be19bf5c462e9da8b284df                       Laurel Holmes of REALITY SANDWICHES


For today we are going host Oscar Wilde:

” One grand great life throbs through earth’s giant heart,”

We are resolved into the supreme air.

We are made one with what we touch and see,

With our heart’s blood, each crimson sun is fair,

With our young lives each spring-impassioned tree

Flames into green, the wildest beasts that range

The moor our kinsmen are, all life is one, and all is change,
With beat of systole and of diastole

One grand great life throbs through earth’s giant heart,

And mighty waves of single Being roll

From nerveless germ to man, for we are part

Of every rock and bird and beast and hill,

One with the things that prey on us, and one with what we kill.…
And we two lovers shall not sit afar,

Critics of nature, but the joyous sea

Shall be our raiment, and the bearded star

Shoot arrows at our pleasure! We shall be

Parts of the mighty universal whole,

And through all aeons mix and mingle with the Kosmic Soul!
We shall be notes in that great Symphony

Whose cadence circles through the rhythmic spheres,

And all the live World’s throbbing heart shall be

One with our heart; the stealthy creeping years

Have lost their terrors now, we shall not die,

The Universe itself shall be our Immortality!”

Oscar Wilde 1854 – 1900



If you are a poet or artist who would like to be a guest on this blog, e-mail me at and







3 thoughts on “Blogger’s GPS – Poetry Day – Oscar Wilde

  1. bbnewsab says:

    Just a thought: Why not create clickable links to their blogs/homepages?


    1. clanton1934 says:

      I’ll try that tomorrow


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