THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: February 3, 2019

The Good Housewife* at sunrise with its schmears of cream cheese clouds against the quince-colored morning light, Mrs. Goldberg is out of bed ~ a military tactician in war-time, no dust-bunny is safe, every grease spot is enzyme-bombed, the wash thrashed by machine, then hung or folded, put in place, her windows wiped, her floors scrubbed and woe betide wee crawling creatures, so intent is Mrs. G on genocide © 2014, Jamie… Read More

“Over the years, I have come to realize that the greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity, or power, but self-rejection. Success, popularity, and power can indeed present a great temptation, but their seductive quality often comes from the way they are part of the much larger temptation to self-rejection. When we have come to believe in the voices that call us worthless and unlovable, then success, popularity, and power… Read More