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In seventh grade because I loved Maria DaBica I no longer was a child of God My baptism and communion dresses, stored away, were never to be used again Not by a child of mine I could never have Because I loved Maria DaBica Who confessed to kissing boys My sins could be forgiven, but damnation forever sealed Maria, I never stopped saying Maria, long before West Side Story And that love was...
In solitary silence I reach towards empty space Forgetting you are gone In this momentary yearning I remember Those quiet, gentle nights You tendered sanctuary Cradled the truths of our selves in each other’s arms Till spent with the knowledge of each other we gave ourselves to sleep Oh, woman of my heart I need you now To still this longing in me, now, as I remember.
Breaking free from privilege Is harder than a prison break To leave the luxury of freedom Choice that money buys Each day that you lived Apart from limitations you could not fathom Was all that you desired Like the panther in the poem that you loved Beloved Rilke You wanted it And so did I And so did we We became refugees in a war not of our making A battleground of limitations on...
Did you know when you took up your revolution’s cause The evil that you vowed to overcome Was less than the evil you would come to live with all around you? Who kills their own child, lets a boyfriend, or a casual lover Have such dominion over mother love? Courts can sentence under legal codes But evil has no master Except one When chosen it cannot be restrained By legal...
You appeared from down a hallway into the waiting room where I had just arrived. It almost seemed natural to see you again, looking so well, and within moments we were together passing through rooms where banquets were prepared for well dressed diners. You remarked on the whimsical dog designs in the linen ware. You would. Smiling twin sisters greeted us just as we were leaving the...
This is my Italian-American family’s traditional Easter bread recipe, but most “old-world” cultures have their own similar versions. This rich and aromatic bread, served with a simple icing, makes for a festive and delicious Easter treat. Makes 4 Small Loaves of Easter Bread Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Ingredients: 1 package...
An honorable human relationship - that is, one in which two people have the...– Adrienne Rich