(Lazy) Poetry Blogging

I just really like this one. (And yes, I’ll be posting summaries of Inverness and Edinburgh, as soon as I’m recovered from this damn cold.)

operation: get down by Alex Lemon It is very Common To have

A cave within us To hide

Away in when it all Seems hopeless. To cry

Tears of mostly […]

Friday Poetry Blogging

Halloween’s coming …

Macbeth, Act IV, Scene I by William Shakespeare

The three witches, casting a spell

Round about the cauldron go; In the poison’d entrails throw. Toad, that under cold stone Days and nights hast thirty one Swelter’d venom sleeping got, Boil thou first i’ the charmed pot.

Double, double toil and […]

Friday Poetry Blogging

In honor of autumn:

These Green-Going-to-Yellowby Marvin Bell

This year,I’m raising the emotional ante,putting my facein the leaves to be stepped on,seeing myself among them, that is;that is, likeningleaf-vein to artery, leaf to flesh,the passage of a leaf in autumnto the passage of autumn,branch-tip and winter spacesto possibilities, and possibilityto God. Even on East 61st […]

Friday Poetry Blogging

There was a time, both on this blog and on past efforts, when I regularly posted a poem on Fridays. Cos I like poetry, and it’s fun to share my favorites. I think I stopped from sheer inertia, but today I was going through some boxes of old stuff and found the book eWAC made […]