Winter Poetry for 2022

How could I have known I would need to remember your laughter, Lauren K. Alleyne the way it ricocheted—a boomerang flung from your throat, stilling the breathless air. How you were luminous in it. Your smile. Your hair tossed back, flaming. Everyone around you aglow. How I wanted to live in it those times it More

How to be perfect

Yet another recommendation from Austin Kleon’s Newsletter. This time a bit more modern. Published in 2013 it still rings very true. The struggle is real. The never-ending advice on “How to be Perfect” is captured by Ron Padgett. It reads like a list of every self-help piece of advice you’ve ever received. As I can’t More