Tag Archives: Poems

“And I know what it means to be alive” – Vol. 42

“—we can lie on the bed and imagine ourselves away—” – Allen Ginsberg, Collected Poems 1947-1997    *** If I lay here If I just lay here Would you lie with me And just forget the world? Forget what we’re told Before we get too old Show me a garden That’s bursting into life Let’s […]

The Greatest of These is Love – Vol. 9

“Love is worth saving.” From The Fifth Element (1999) “Ah, Mastery of the Five Elements!” “Is that the one we want?” I asked. “No, but a good one. How to tame the five essential elements of the universe – earth, air, water, fire, and cheese!” “Cheese?” ~ Rick Riordan, The Red Pyramid ********** Love.  Technically it isn’t […]