There is no shortage of poems and no shortage of strategies to deliver the poems. The failing lies in our wariness. It’s true: to embrace poetry is to embrace a degree of uncertainty. Yet what else is life?
Among the many heartbreaking sentences in the diaries of the great Italian poet and writer Cesare Pavese, these few, at the very end when he was grappling with his love … Continue reading →
If the great motive force in this world is love, how do we love the earth so that the harmony the earth embodies is acknowledged in daily life, to say nothing of adored?
I was a candle
Carried upstairs downstairs
One room to another
Like more than one overbearing, mediocre man, the Leader fancies himself a great personage, the stuff of pages in history books, although he can’t be bothered with reading books since he already knows everything. A simple man, he believes that the world has never seen the likes of him.