When the best is gone, I know that other things are not of consequence. The heart wants what it wants, or else it does not care. — Emily Dickinson, Letters of Emily Dickinson: Volume I. (Forgotten Books, November 16, 2016) Originally published September 12th 2013.
What was it I meant to tell you? … How the shore’s a huge armoire full of gowns, all its drawers packed and gleaming? Something about pleasure and excess: thousands of foamy veils, a tidal wrack of emerald, glamor of froth-decked, dashed pearl bits. A million earrings rinsed in the dawn.… Continue reading Mark Doty