Letting Go

Letting Go

I am letting go. I will let you beThe person I’ve neededYou not to be. I am letting go.I will step asideThis wall of sadness. I will now openUp to possibilities of goodIn a worldI’ve never imagined. I will let you go,You, and the part of meThat needs...

Cowboys In Winter [ In Need of Image]

A poem I came across in the best journal published—First Things.  Cowboys In Winter The Sons of Katie Elder make such noise! Dad’s fast asleep, despite his three grandsons waving their toy pistols, kiddy cowboys shouting to be heart above John Wayne’s...

Invisible Light, by Jacob Carr [Needs Image]

Invisible Light I can’t normally see the light of souls, But on a road in the night, when They sleep around me I feel My car lull with invisible light. Lights like candles dance in free communion. And fear that holds our conscious chained Dissipates with the...
If You Forget Me, by Pablo Neruda

If You Forget Me, by Pablo Neruda

If You Forget Me I want you to know one thing. You know how this is: if I look at the crystal moon, at the red branch of the slow autumn at my window, if I touch near the fire the impalpable ash or the wrinkled body of the log, everything carries me to you, as if...
Summer Storm, By Dana Gioia

Summer Storm, By Dana Gioia

Summer Storm By Dana Goia We stood on the rented patio While the party went on inside. You knew the groom from college. I was a friend of the bride. We hugged the brownstone wall behind us To keep our dress clothes dry And watched the sudden summer storm Floodlit...