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Tell Me

Tell me if you ever cared,
if a single thought
for me was spared.

Tell me when you lie in bed,
do you think of something… 51 more words


What If

What if
the person you need
is the same person
you cannot speak to
you need them
the most.

-Nikita Gill

Yeah, but you can’t hear my voice.


Cinderella at Age 50 (Favorite Poets Series, # 1)

I’d like to shift focus now and then by posting favorite poems by favorite poets. For my first post in this series, I’ve chosen my friend Margaret Van Every, who is someone adept at saying the most in the fewest number of words. 245 more words


American Poetry

I’m usually not much into poetry. Like Twitter, I find it hard to get much out of the short forms of expression. But sometimes a lot can be said in just a few words, and sometimes poetry is just perfect for getting your feelings and intent across. 542 more words


Wendell Berry -Do Not Be Ashamed

Do Not Be Ashamed

You will be walking some night

in the comfortable dark of your yard

and suddenly a great light will shine

round about you, and behind you… 213 more words

Favorite Poems: The Jars by Paul Celan

(translated by Pierre Joris)

At the long table of time
God’s jars are boozing.
They guzzle the eyes of the seeing and the eyes of the blind, 45 more words


Favorite Poems: The Black Messengers (Los Heraldos Negros) by César Vallejo

(translated by Rachel Benson)

There are some blows in life so hard… I don’t know!
Blows that seem to come from God’s hatred; as if before them, 141 more words