WHEN A DREAM IS NO LONGER A DREAM

  The bright eyes of young girls naively Dream of the advent years As the haze of summer highlight’s Portion’s promise. The light in the eyes of young girls Are filled with girly talk fantasy Of Prince Charming’s, white horses and castles Auguries were as potent as prayer. Young girls fallacies of logic: dreams Were once the tantric promise of …

Not In Love

Not In Love.   The pain of time reminds me that I am not alone. To celebrate my silent partner I quench all of what ail’s me with drunken liberties with strangers. It reminds me that I am not alone. Nor am I content with myself. This creative work has been Digiproved © 2014 Sandy HoffmanAcknowledgements: Image by ATMOSPHERIQUE. Found on Pint more…Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under …

John Keats ‘The Human Seasons’ – Review

seasons \ˈsē-zən\ ‘Each of the four divisions of the year marked by particular weather patterns and daylight hours‘ John Keats The Human Seasons was written sometime in 1818 and then later published in his book of poetry in 1819. In review, the poem cleverly references or compare rather, the stages of human life–as seasons. As it is in the weather seasons, when …

Atonement

atonement /əˈtōnmənt/ Reparation for a wrong or injury. Reparation or expiation for sin.  I sit alone in a room filled with revelers all around. Twittering in galleries and yelling at the movie screen I see your friends, that were also mine they call out to me, and not to us. I tire of thinking that destiny is full of compromise, …

‘The Dead’ by Billy Collins – Review

Billy Collins, THE DEAD – Last year I considered entering the Zebra Poetry Festival–an annual poetry film competition in Berlin. It is a cooperative project where participants create short films based on two or more poems, either written by the creator, or a poem from a favorite artist. The competition is judged by an international jury and the winners get to share in a …