William W. Runyeon

The poetry of  William W. Runyeon has long been published by National Review.

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Politics & Policy

Poetry

WE DO NOT LIVE IN THE SHADOW We do not live in the shadow of the pyramids, or of the great cathedrals, or of the Eiffel Tower, or of the Titanic, or of ...
Politics & Policy

Poetry

LOST PRAYER A prayer well known and repeated, and repeated, the mind focused on the words, on the words, becomes an internal ceremony, with little room, and then no room for another thought; sooner or ...
Politics & Policy

Poetry

WHAT CAME BEFORE When the mists of antiquity roll down the mountain with what came before written history, before the celestial irresolution of dark and light, when persistent survival was a near miracle, at the ...
Culture

Poetry

WHAT CAME BEFORE When the mists of antiquity roll down the mountain with what came before written history, before the celestial irresolution of dark and light, when persistent survival was a near miracle, at the ...
Politics & Policy

Poetry

DAWN WIND The day comes with a dawn wind brisk enough to ripple the broad waters circling back beneath the waterfall, where the sheet of ice at the edge of those circling waters, the chunks of ...