Browsing All posts tagged under »love«

To Capture a Whisper

July 15, 2011


“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways” and let me write for you for a lifetime and use all the ink I can find to try to tell you what I hardly have the mechanics to express. (Even when I’m trying!) A new dawn of love is rising over our little white […]

Fish Bones

July 6, 2011


Fish bones. Tiny, translucent fish bones a third of the length of a toothpick refused to separate themselves from the grilled perch on my plate. After the second or third attempt to not swallow them, I abandoned the fish for the green beans and hoped that the bones wouldn’t perforate my intestines in my sleep. […]

We hope

April 6, 2010


the bees don’t come back this year. Spring is a girl and Summer is a woman and we will turn our leek-colored eyes to her and beg for chlorine, lemonade, strawberries. With the hive no longer in the wall by our couch we are able to open the window and lay on the floor and […]

25 February 2010

February 25, 2010


My lover, the winter. I fully expect to be ensconced in this season forever. It is my home, a mirror.

[10] Steep Away

May 5, 2009


He said she smells like rose hips and mint and when I’m around her I’m completely lost… And lost indeed because we’re afloat, sitting on a canoe in the ocean with a Union Jack burning above us and all of the stars are pushing their light through the Milky Way to howl at us and […]

[9] Little Pots of Tea

May 5, 2009


I set the fire in your veins when I took my socks and books from your house. No more little pots of tea or bowls of rice over new music you couldn’t wait to show me. Maybe this week of rain will cool the fire and perhaps we’ll wake to each other like a rainy […]

[8] Windchimes

May 2, 2009


With windchimes at my wrists, my broken heart will make a scene. When I reach out, (I’m reaching out) please catch me. I am a child who wanders into the dining room with all the adults still talking with their chinking teeth and coffee cups. I am told softly to be off to bed and […]