poetry wednesday

I loved my friend I loved my friend (S)he went away from me There’s nothing more to say The poem ends, Soft as it began- I loved my friend. -Langston Hughes Dedicated to Laurie Foley on this late March...

I will not be quiet. I am intolerant of your intolerance.

I am thinking of the singular commitment of the North Carolina General Assembly to being pioneers in bigotry and hatred, willful unknowing, and discrimination because of ignorance and fear. It hurts me, deeply, to know that my lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,...
for love and wonder are the same thing

for love and wonder are the same thing

HOLY WATER   At Easter every year the priest poured a small vial of it for each family in the parish   my grandmother pouring hers into a silvery blue font inside her bedroom door   a little pocket of Heaven into which she dipped her hand each time she...