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The syntax of things

since feeling is first

who pays any attention

to the syntax of things

will never wholly kiss you;

wholly to be a fool

while Spring is in the world… 97 more words

Staying Alive

Summer Challenge Wrap-up

Back at the beginning of the summer, I challenged myself to read some of the books that have been sitting on my shelves for a bit, either because they looked difficult or because I just hadn’t had sufficient motivation to pick them up. 500 more words


My Top 10 Favorite Poets

I feel like poetry is an easily shelved art these days, pushed aside in favor of flashy, fad-driven novels. But as much as I love to read books (as there’s certainly nothing wrong with prose!), I still love to sit down with a good book of poetry every now and then. 3,011 more words

Books & Reading

to dash against darkness

I will take the sun in my mouth
and leap into the ripe air
with closed eyes
to dash against darkness

e.e. cummings


the root of the root

I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart)I am never without it (anywhere
I go you go,my dear; and whatever is done by only me is your doing,my darling) 112 more words


Sunday Sentence

The best sentence I have read this week, presented out of context and without commentary. 

i fear
no fate(for you are my fate,my sweet)i want… 50 more words


‚ÄčThe world is mud ...

The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful. ~ e. e. cummings