“But love, sooner or later, forces us out of time.” | On love, from Wendell Berry

“… But love, sooner or later, forces us out of time. It does not accept that limit. Of all that we feel and do, all the virtues and all the sins, love alone crowds us at last over the edge of the world. For love is always more than a little strange here. It is … Continue reading

Dark Charms, Dorianne Laux

Dark Charms Eventually the future shows up everywhere:the burly summers and unslept nightsin deep lines and dark splotches, thinning skin.Here is the corner store grown to a condo,the bike reduced to one spinning wheel,the ghost of a dog that used to be, her trail,no longer trodden, just a dip in the weeds.The clear water we … Continue reading

Fishing on the Susquehanna in July

Fishing on the Susquehanna in July by Billy Collins I have never been fishing on the Susquehanna or on any river for that matter to be perfectly honest. Not in July or any month have I had the pleasure–if it is a pleasure– of fishing on the Susquehanna. I am more likely to be found … Continue reading