THE POET BY DAY

“I want to live the rest of my life, however long or short, with as much sweetness as I can decently manage, loving all the people I love, and doing as...

the heat and humidity the day oppressed by the sun the night sky is overcrowded the pitted moon superfluous i’d rather be cool a blue lotus, floating on a shimmering pond a...

the autumn world, turning brown like cascades of wild ivy living rough, by winter’s door © 2014, poem and photograph, Jamie Dedes, All rights reserved

after Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz January is on the wane leaving behind early dark and champagne hopes for the genus Rosa. Wild or tame, they’re lovely. Garden roses need...