Tag Archives: poetry

The Paradox of Our Age

“We have bigger houses and smaller families: more convenience, but less time. We have degrees but less sense; more knowledge, but less judgement; more experts, but more problems; more medicine, but less healthiness. We have been all the way to the moon and back,  but have trouble crossing the street to meet the new neighbor. […]

What Love Is And Is Not

I’ve never encountered a more concrete explanation of the intangible topic of love than what Jack Gilbert offers here. Thank you for sharing this with me (you know who you are). It has become one of my favorite poems of all time. The Great Firesby Jack Gilbert Love is apart from all things.Desire and excitement […]

The origin of sexy

I feel most pretty in an A-line dress, pleated, with pearls. Yet most gentlemen prefer petticoats, which nowadays are called thongs. I feel most sexy in shorts and sneaks, running, soaked in sweat. But society says, better yet stockings, heels, a short skirt. In a cardigan and cargoes I go, unnoticed, naturally. No one imagines […]