September 25, 2020

“Halfway Down” by A.A. Milne

Halfway Down Halfway down the stairsis a stairwhere I sit.there isn’t anyother stairquite likeit.I’m not at the bottom,I’m not at the top;so this is the stairwhereI alwaysstop. Halfway up the stairsIsn’t upAnd it isn’t down.It… Continue Reading

September 18, 2020

“The People” by Pablo Neruda

The People I recall that man and not two centurieshave passed since I saw him,he went neither by horse nor by carriage:purely on foothe outstrippeddistances,and carried no sword or armour,only nets on his shoulder,axe or… Continue Reading

September 17, 2020

“El Pueblo” de Pablo Neruda

El Pueblo De aquel hombre me acuerdo y no han pasadosino dos siglos desde que lo vi,no anduvo ni a caballo ni en carroza:a puro piedeshizolas distanciasy no llevaba espada ni armadura,sino redes al hombro,hacha… Continue Reading

September 11, 2020

“Breakage” by Mary Oliver

Breakage I go down to the edge of the sea. How everything shines in the morning light! The cusp of the whelk, the broken cupboard of the clam, the opened, blue mussels, moon snails, pale… Continue Reading

September 3, 2020

“Where Is God?” by Mark Nepo

Where Is God? It’s as if what is unbreakable— the very pulse of life—waits for everything else to be torn away, and then in the bareness that only silence and suffering and great love can… Continue Reading