THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: November 28, 2018

If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; If I can ease one life the aching, Or cool one pain, Or help one fainting robin Unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain. Emily Dickinson This Wednesday’s Writing Prompt, Zero at Bone and Marrow, stated that the deadline was November 26.  No!  It’s Monday, December 3 at 8 p.m. Pacific. Poems on theme will be… Read More

At Montauk Point, Long Island, NY – circa 1972. This is why you were born: to silence me. Cells of my mother and father, it is your turn to be pivotal, to be the masterpiece. I improvised; I never remembered. Now it’s your turn to be driven; you’re the one who demands to know . . . Mother and Child, Louise Glück in The Seven Ages [recommended] And he … He was… Read More