August 30, 2019

“Nature Aria” by Yi Lei

Nature Aria Autumn wind chases in From all directions And a thousand chaste leaves Give way. Scatter in me the seeds Of a thousand saplings. Let grow a grassy heaven. On my brow: a sun.… Continue Reading

August 23, 2019

“The Guest House” by Rumi

The Guest House This being human is a guest house.Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness,some momentary awareness comesas an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all!Even if they are a… Continue Reading

August 16, 2019

“Let me tell you about love…” by Toni Morrison

Let me tell you about love, that silly word you believe is about whether you like somebody or whether somebody likes you or whether you can put up with somebody in order to get something… Continue Reading

August 9, 2019

“Eve Remembering” by Toni Morrison

Eve Remembering  1 I tore from a limb fruit that had lost its green. My hands were warmed by the heat of an apple Fire red and humming. I bit sweet power to the core.… Continue Reading

August 2, 2019

“One Hundred Love Sonnets: XVII” by Pablo Neruda

One Hundred Love Sonnets: XVII I don’t love you as if you were a rose of salt, topaz,or arrow of carnations that propagate fire:I love you as one loves certain obscure things,secretly, between the shadow… Continue Reading