Of course I’ve severed./
And more quickly, I’ve burned,/
finding the gaps more easily filled/
than its connections appeased/
or learned./

Sit With It

When it comes down to it/
I would like to sit with love,/
have tea with it and discuss/
the ethics of ball fields or/
the details of a full-body photo/
of a woman of power/
in the Times./


“Ten times a day something happens to me like this – some strengthening throb of amazement – some good sweet empathic ping and swell. This