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Elizabeth Romero: What My Mother Said

think of my love
as a red glass button
hanging on a threadbare dress

February 12, 2021 · 2 Comments

Elizabeth Jacobson: Dear Basho, 

Basho, what is the world if it is not this uneasy faith
puddling and drying as we thrust ourselves toward the sky?

March 4, 2019 · 1 Comment

Elizabeth Romero: Love

And suddenly she realized there would always be those who laughed at love, who sneered at it, who mocked it, tried to make it something fleeting and negligible like an … Continue reading

November 8, 2018 · 2 Comments

Video: “the stone of me” by Gail Langstroth

http://www.wordmoves.com/uploads/files/17/the_stone_of_me.mp4 . the stone of me   you lay your arm around me I feel its weight   we sleep   I wake   to find your arm but not … Continue reading

July 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Edna St. Vincent Millay: She Is Overheard Singing

Oh, Prue she has a patient man, And Joan a gentle lover, And Agatha’s Arth’ is a hug-the-hearth,­— But my true love’s a rover! Mig, her man’s as good as … Continue reading

July 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: Helen Fisher “The Brain in Love”

. Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic … Continue reading

July 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

John Samuel Tieman: Basho in Love

when Basho forgot a word, he did not forget to stare at her skin It was only in his old age that The Master, invited to a neighbor’s home for … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

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