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 Where once the tantric promise of …

Not In Love

Not In Love.   Time reminds me that I am not alone. And to celebrate my silent partner I devour all that ail’s me in drunken liberties with strangers. It reminds me, time, that I am not alone. Nor am I content with myself.

John Keats ‘THE HUMAN SEASONS’ (1884) – 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, …

Poetry – Review

  Poetry (Shi) (2010) is a South Korean drama written and directed by Chang-dong Lee. The film stars Jeong-hie Yun, Nae-sang Ahn, Kira Kim, Da-wit Lee, and Yong-taek Kim, and is about Mija, a 66-year old woman in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, who discovers a heinous family crime. The film begins poetically with the sounds of the wind and rushing water; young …