This is the world we wanted

For Halloween, here is a poem by Louise Gluck:  “Gretel in Darkness” This is the world we wanted. All who would have seen us dead are dead. I hear the witch’s cry break in the moonlight through a sheet of sugar: God rewards. Her tongue shrivels into gas . . . Now, far from women’sContinue reading “This is the world we wanted”

I feel my body letting go of light

Here’s a great seasonal poem by Floyd Skloot: Autumn Equinox I feel my body letting go of light drawn to the wisdom of a harvest moon. I feel it welcoming the lengthening night like a lover in early afternoon. My dreams are windfall in a field gone wild. I gather them through the lengthening nightContinue reading “I feel my body letting go of light”

The Wren laughs in the early shade

Here’s a poem from W.S. Merwin The Love of October “A child looking at ruins grows youngerbut coldand wants to wake to a new nameI have been younger in Octoberthan in all the months of springwalnut and may leaves the colorof shoulders at the end of summera month that has been to the mountainand becomeContinue reading “The Wren laughs in the early shade”

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