HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!

The Dumka by B. H. Fairchild for Valentine’s Day: His parents would sit alone together on the blue divan in the small living room listening to Dvorak’s piano quintet. They would sit there in their old age, side by side, quite still, backs rigid, hands in their laps, and look straight ahead at the yellow … Continue reading

A POEM FOR VALENTINE’S DAY

A Quoi Bon Dire Seventeen years ago you said Something that sounded like goodbye; And everybody things that you are dead, But I. So I, as I grow stiff and cold To this and that, say Good-bye too; And everybody sees that I am old But you. And one fine morning in a sunny lane … Continue reading

FOR VALENTINE’S DAY

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, here’s a poem from American writer e e cummings (Edward Estlin Cummings), one of the great voices of 20th Century English literature. [i carry your heart with me (i carry it in my heart)] i carry your heart with me (i carry it in my heart) i am never without … Continue reading

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