For anyone who has ever been in love… … this one packs a wallop.
How warm was the sun? But winter wasn’t over, so Tulips will shiver.
No really, it is. Here is mine inspired by the Wisconsin winter: Winter should end now It has been cold much too long Ass is frozen off. This person has been writing one daily, about which I have to say:… Continue Reading
I happened upon this little poem the other day & it struck me as so spare and so shocked with emotion. He would not stay for me, and who can wonder by A. E. Housman He would not stay for… Continue Reading
Some of you know she’s where I got my name. But really, how much more punk rock could a 1920s poet be? Thou art not lovelier than lilacs,–no, Nor honeysuckle; thou art not more fair Than small white single poppies,–I… Continue Reading
Adrienne Rich died, and the world is a little less poetic – and a little less political – as a result. Translations By Adrienne Rich You show me the poems of some woman my age, or younger translated from your… Continue Reading
I haven’t had the performance of a poem make me cry in a long time. Thanks to Reiko of LU for bringing it to my attention. Happy Coming Out Day, everyone!
We’re with some friends today who are getting married, and with other friends, friends of friends, family of friends. It’s lovely to be around all these people celebrating the love & commitment of two fantastic people. There are two poems… Continue Reading