Daily Archives: March 14, 2019

“I have learned and dismantled all the words in order to draw from them a single word: Home.”  Mahmoud Darwish, Unfortunately, It Was Paradise: Selected Poems Your eyes are a thorn in my heart Inflicting pain, yet I cherish that thorn And shield it from the wind. I sheathe it in my flesh, I sheathe it, protecting it from night and agony, And its wound lights the lanterns, Its tomorrow makes my… Read More

We sit and talk, quietly, with long lapses of silence and I am aware of the stream that has no language, coursing beneath the quiet heaven of your eyes which has no speech ― William Carlos Williams, Paterson Notes: Opportunity Knocks replaces Sunday Announcements. Links to articles, events and news of interest to poets and writers are regularly published on The Poet by Day FaceBook Page.   You are welcome (encouraged) to share your… Read More