Category Archives: Things other people say

still working on that pearl…

‚ÄúThere are, it seems, two muses: the Muse of Inspiration, who gives us inarticulate visions and desires, and the Muse of Realization, who returns again and again to say “It is yet more difficult than you thought.” This is the … Continue reading

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Another keeper

Puttanesca Before I gave up wondering why everything was a lot of nothing worth losing or getting back, I took out a jar of olives, a bottle of capers, a container of leftover tomato sauce with onions, put a generous … Continue reading

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I never want to lose this poem.

Moving Forward The deep parts of my life pour onward, as if the river shores were opening out. It seems that things are more like me now, that I can see farther into paintings. I feel closer to what language … Continue reading

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Get yourself something nice…

Let’s talk about other people’s poetry for a minute! This is beautiful and SO well done and makes me want to get married: Temple You by Lisa Russ Sparr What is mysterious about loss, flush of arm pulled from a … Continue reading

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