Poetry

If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely – Roald Dahl ❤

Daddy By Sylvia Plath

You do not do, you do not do Any more, black shoe In which I have lived like a foot For thirty years, poor and white, Barely daring to breathe or Achoo. Daddy, I have had to kill you. You died before I had time—— Marble-heavy, a bag full of God, Ghastly statue with one … Continue reading Daddy By Sylvia Plath

Ode to a Nightingale By John Keats

My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains          My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains          One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk: ‘Tis not through envy of thy happy lot,          But being too happy in thine happiness,—                 That thou, light-winged Dryad of the trees … Continue reading Ode to a Nightingale By John Keats

Yours & Mine By Alice Fulton

Through your lens the sequoia swallowed me like a dryad. The camera flashed & forgot. I, on the other hand, must practice my absentmindedness, memory being awkward as a touch that goes unloved. Lately your eyes have shut down to a shade more durable than skin’s. I know you love distance, how it smooths. You … Continue reading Yours & Mine By Alice Fulton