January 20, 2023

“Aise de Mayon” by Sharon Olds

Aise de Mayon I didn’t know that mayonnaisewas invented in Mayon, France — France as inParis, France! I had no idearit came from Mayon, I had learned to sayidear in the New England boarding schoolour… Continue Reading

January 13, 2023

“January” by William Carlos Williams

January Again I reply to the triple windsrunning chromatic fifths of derisionoutside my window:                                   Play louder.You will not succeed.… Continue Reading

January 6, 2023

“Night Sea” by Pablo Neruda

Night Sea Night sea, statue of white and greenI love you: sleep with me. I travelled allthe roads, calcined and dying,nature grew with me, Manovercame his ashes, prepared himselffor rest, surrounded by the Earth. Night… Continue Reading