Posts in "Poems" Category

Although the wind …

Although the wind
blows terribly here,
the moonlight also leaks
between the roof planks
of this ruined house.
~Izumi Shikibu

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Wolves & Women

Wolves and women
have this in common.
We have been hunted
without mercy for our wild.
And yet we have never
stopped fighting back.
Tooth and nail.
Fang and claw.

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Some Generous Place

If I had grown in some generous place—
if my hours had opened in ease—
I would make You a lavish banquet.
My hands wouldn’t clutch at You like this,
so needy and tight.

~Rainer Maria Rilke

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Week 19

no one sees so they
mete out injury with glee —
The force is with me.

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