Day 335: Poem of the Day

It’s been a while since I’ve posted an Emily Dickinson poem so I thought I should do so today. By Emily Dickinson I’m “wife”—I’ve finished that— That other state— I’m Czar—I’m “Woman” now— It’s safer so— How odd the Girl’s life looks Behind this soft Eclipse— I think that Earth feels so To folks inContinue reading “Day 335: Poem of the Day”

Day 320: Poem of the Day

By Emily Dickinson Our journey had advanced; Our feet were almost come To that odd fork in Being’s road, Eternity by term. Our pace took sudden awe, Our feet reluctant led. Before were cities, but between, The forest of the dead. Retreat was out of hope,– Behind, a sealed route, Eternity’s white flag before, AndContinue reading “Day 320: Poem of the Day”

Day 297: Poem of the Day

By Aphra Behn Love in Fantastic Triumph sat, Whilst Bleeding Hearts around him flowed, For whom Fresh pains he did Create, And strange Tyrannic power he showed; From thy Bright Eyes he took his fire, Which round about, in sport he hurled; But ’twas from mine he took desire Enough to undo the Amorous World.Continue reading “Day 297: Poem of the Day”