Tag Archives: Carol Ann Duffy

Two Valentine’s Day Treats – With a Difference! Poems by Rhonda Ganz and Carol Ann Duffy

ALL-NIGHT GROCERY Mention in passing, Cleopatra, a bath in asses’ milk, and my lover’s off to the all-night grocery for gallon jugs. A pot on every burner, and a bowl in the microwave, too. Get in , he says when the tub is six inches whiter. And I do. And what I feel is whole […]

Love’s Two-Sided Knife – Not So Happy Valentine from Carol Ann Duffy

  Valentine Not a red rose or a satin heart. I give you an onion. It is a moon wrapped in brown paper. It promises light like the careful undressing of love. Here. It will blind you with tears like a lover. It will make your reflection a wobbling photo of grief. I am trying […]