Category Archives: Loss and Leaving

The Flight of the Bird Passing V: Poems of Fernando Pessoa

One after another, hard-pressed waves   One after another, hard-pressed waves Curl in their green motion And hiss white foam into The brownness of sea shores.   Leisurely clouds one after another Break open their round motion And sun burns … Continue reading

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The Flight of the Bird Passing IV: Poems of Fernando Pessoa

Only Nature is divine, and she’s not divine   Only Nature is divine, and she’s not divine . . .   If I speak of her as a being it’s because to speak of her I must use the language … Continue reading

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Palabras/Words: Poems in Spanish Translated to English #7

Another Dream 1919 A swallow goes flying far away— Dew blooms in my dream And my tired heart spins like a carousel where Death’s children ride I want to tie up time in these trees with a rope of black … Continue reading

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April Poems 2020 #1: Loss and Leaving

TODAY, ANOTHER UNIVERSE by Jane Hirshfield The arborist has determined: senescence      beetles      canker quickened by drought but in any case not prunable   not treatable   not to be propped. And so. The branch from which the sharp-shinned hawks and their mate-cries. The trunk where the … Continue reading

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