I Remember

I Remember I remember always feeling a little less than adequate, I remember always thinking less of me than I should have; I remember wanting to be good, even stellar, I remember  Emily Dickinson as a role model, Mark Twain as a guide. ...

To Melancholy

So, you have to deal with Melancholy, She is uninvited, not wanted. It is not like you beckoned, "Come hither, and weep with me." She is haunting the recesses Of the brain and walking On your heart. She is in every chamber, ...

I did not dream

I did not dream last night, I did not throw away the covers, or turn over.  I was lying awake while the night was a blunt thing.  It was thick and dark and seemed to be endless, until the light of day ended it.  I kept waiting and watching for the...

About the absolutes

It is only concerning the absolutes... It is all relative, isn't it? But, is the building moving, When I have slammed the brakes? Is the earth still standing still? Is there something to be said for the absolutes? And...

Mistress Fate

"Faint heart never won its fair lady."  Mistress Fate, herself in all of her glory, should be wooed, be courted.... Not with gentle spirit and whimsical charms, but with masculine courage, boldness and aggression. She is a shrew, young...

Her Triumph

The Poet, looking back upon those hopes she has cherished, perceives that she has fallen short of achieving them.  The songs she sang are less sweet than what she wanted to sing, the wishes she wrought into facts are less noble than those those left...