Monthly Archives: March 2018

The Unthinkable is Thinkable – Stephen Hawking and Wislawa Szymborska

  Somewhere in the cosmos, perhaps, intelligent life may be watching these lights of ours aware of what they mean, Hawking said. Or do our lights wander a lifeless cosmos, […]

Writing on Fire – Another Poem by Vittori Colonna

# 103 I’m afraid the knot in which for years my soul has been bound up now rules: I write from habit, not because I am on fire. I’m afraid […]

The Bigness of Small Poems – #39 in a Series – Five Disorienting Wisdom Poems!

Happiness I saw a bee settle on a rose petal. It sipped, and off it flew. All in all, happiness, too, is something little. Trilussa (aka Carlo Alberto Salustri 1871-1950), […]

Vittoria Colonna – Renaissance Poet – Death is What Makes Room for Love

# 56 We are blind. The ancient fear of death assails us often, for we do not carry on our backs the great and solid wings of hope. Nor do […]