Richard Milazzo – Carnival of Tears
“I made two slits in the painting,
****which later made me think about Picasso’s Weeping Woman.
For no particular reason,
**** I did what I have done many times before
Crossing the porch in the hazy dusk
to worship the moon rising
like a yellow filling-station sign
on the black horizon,
Rick Campbell – The Hour When Solomon Comes
I buried five dogs here in good deep holes,
wrapped them in sheets and old shirts.
When I laid their bodies down, holes turned
to graves and I had both feet in them.
I gentled shovels of dirt across their stiffening bodies.
Christina Rossetti – Lady Montrevor
I do not look for love that is a dream—
***I only seek for courage to be still;