Monthly Archives: April 2021

Y is for Yasmin – Ouch! Ouch! The Tough Truths – “Confront the Complexities” – in Seema Yasmin’s Must-Read Poetry Collection: “If God is a Virus”

Seema Yasmin M.D. (1982 -) British-born American doctor and journalist who in recent years now adds poet to her “other” accomplishments!!! (Starting with Z for Zwicky this blog post, Y for Yasmin is now the second in a series of blog posts to feature contemporary poets by going backwards through the alphabet according to the […]

Three on Trees by Merwin for Earth Day 2021 and a Quote by Terry Tempest Williams, A Cry Out For Us To Be Attached to Our World, Its Nouns!

PLACE On the last day of the world I would want to plant a tree what for not for the fruit the tree that bears the fruit is not the one that was planted I want the tree that stands in the earth for the first time with the sun already going down and the […]

Z is for Zwicky – A Poem from her 2020 Poetry Collection! And Hello to National Poetry Month!

Lullaby Don’t let grief frighten you. Standing outside, in the mind, its silhouette is winged and cavernous. But what brought you here: is past. No need to lock the door. Don’t let grief frighten you. Bring it in to sit down by the fire. In the hearthlight, you will see its face is human, its […]