true lovers in each happening of their hearts live longer than all which and every who;
This is what you shall do: Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, […]
Auden is able to set up a We (whom he identifies himself with—rejection loves company) in opposition to the enemy They…
I fly through memory to find a newborn love.
When art separates this thick tangle of feelings, love bares its bones.
Men are idolaters, and want something to look at and kiss and hug, or throw themselves down before; they always did, they always will; and if you don’t make it […]
Into this neutral air Where blind skyscrapers use Their full height to proclaim The strength of Collective Man, Each language pours its vain Competitive excuse.
A Wrinkle in Time was almost never published. You can’t name a major publisher who didn’t reject it. And there were many reasons. One was that it was supposedly too […]
A poem does invite, it does require. What does it invite? A poem invites you to feel. More than that: it invites you to respond. And better than that: a […]
For the error bred in the bone Of each woman and each man Craves what it cannot have, Not universal love But to be loved alone.