Afternoon Poetry

The word "poetry" elicits a wide variety of responses from people, but the most common one seems to be exhausted disinterest.  Asking someone to read a poem is like asking them to complete a math problem.  I understand, I really do.  But, I took a course in American Literature last spring and developed a new appreciation …

Thoughts on Love

  Love is an explosion of life and beautiful expectation. Every second is quiet rapture.  The wrong person can elicit feelings of trepidation.  While it's good to take chances, not every threshold is meant to be crossed. There are some people I'll love my whole life, no matter how many years pass and no matter what rises and falls …