October 21, 2023

“A Fable” by Louise Glück

A Fable Two women with the same claim came to the feet of the wise king. Two women, but only one baby. The king knew someone was lying. What he said was Let the child… Continue Reading

October 13, 2023

“Autumn” by Emily Dickinson

"Autumn" The morns are meeker than they were,The nuts are getting brown;The berry’s cheek is plumper,The rose is out of town. The maple wears a gayer scarf,The field a scarlet gown.Lest I should be old-fashioned,I’ll… Continue Reading

October 6, 2023

“Autumn song / Chanson d’automne” by Paul Verlaine

"Autumn song" When a sighing beginsIn the violinsOf the autumn-song,My heart is drownedIn the slow soundLanguorous and long Pale as with pain,Breath fails me whenThe hours toll deep.My thoughts recoverThe days that are over,And I… Continue Reading