Here’s a poem by Eunice de Souza:   Reprieve This poem is for you. It’s a reprieve. It says nothing in your little black heart can frighten me, I’ve looked too long into my own. Thank you for the gift of your uncertainties. © 1988, Eunice de Souza From: Women in Dutch Painting Publisher: XAL-PRAXIS, Mumbai,Continue reading “reprieve”

Adrift on the Lake

  Here’s a poem by Wang Wei Adrift on the Lake Poetry by Wang Wei Autumn sky illuminates itself all empty distances away toward far human realms, cranes off horizons of sand tracing its clarity into mountains beyond clouds. Crystalline waters quiet settling night. Moonlight leaving idleness everywhere ablaze, I trust myself to this loneContinue reading “Adrift on the Lake”

the garden maze has no exit

Here is a poem by Doyen Lingua:   Garden Maze Pathways unrecognized send me in circles. A thousand ponds, bridges, and trees identical. The baroque fractals of emerald hue; wandering gnomes that stare with eyes of death follow my movements without moving. What magic, this? That I am lost in myself alone, and still soContinue reading “the garden maze has no exit”

Exposed on the cliffs of the heart

painting by Christian Schloe:  Portrait of a Heart Here’s a poem by Rainer Maria Rilke:   Exposed on the Cliffs of the Heart Exposed on the cliffs of the heart. Look, how tiny down there, look: the last village of words and, higher, (but how tiny) still one last farmhouse of feeling. Can you seeContinue reading “Exposed on the cliffs of the heart”

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