What Lot’s Wife Would Have Said (If She Wasn’t A Pillar of Salt) Do you remember when we met in Gomorrah? When you were still beardless, and I would oil my hair in the lamp light before seeing you, when we were young, and blushed with youth like bruised fruit. Did we care then what… Continue reading Karen Finneyfrock
I am cold, even though the heat of early summer is adequate. I am cold because I cannot find my heart. — Sebastian Barry, On Canaan’s Side: A Novel. (Faber & Faber; First Edition edition August 4, 2011)
Make love to me like you know I am better than the worst thing I ever did. ― Buddy Wakefield, “We Were Emergencies,” Gentleman Practice. (Write Bloody Publishing April 15, 2011)
everyone is terrified of the way you love like an open door. — Fortesa Latifi, from “everyone is terrified,” We Were Young. (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 2 edition February 27, 2016) Originally Published September 2015 by Where Are You Press.
What can you seek now To make your heart still sing? — Langston Hughes, from “Old Age,” The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes (Knopf; 1 edition November 15, 1994)
Be careful. There are people out there who will look at your love only as a place to put their pain. ― Beau Taplin
all I did not know went on beginning around me I had thought it would come later but it had been waiting —W.S. Merwin, from “Threshold,” The Vixen. (Knopf; 1St Edition edition March 25, 1997)