The Brain is wider than the Sky

By Emily Dickinson The Brain—is wider than the Sky— For—put them side by side— The one the other will contain With ease—and You—beside— The Brain is deeper than the sea— For—hold them—Blue to Blue— The one the other will absorb— As Sponges—Buckets—do— The Brain is just the weight of God— For—Heft them—Pound for Pound— And Read More…

Selected Cold Mountain Poems

By Han Shan In a tangle of cliffs I chose a place – Bird-paths, but no trails for men. What’s beyond the yard? White clouds clinging to vague rocks. Now I’ve lived here – how many years – Again and again, spring and winter pass. Go tell families with silverware and cars What’s the use Read More…

Calling

A poem by Daniela Caride   If the weight of your death Had come crashing down on me All at once I would be dead   I’d have pulled my hairs out Dug into my own chest With my bare hands With a single tear   Would that had been so bad? Why can’t I Read More…