Four-Leaf Clover

Last week, we moved out of our apartment. The inevitable chaos prevented me from posting a poem. Even though I’m glad it’s over and done with, it still feels a bit strange knowing I will never come home to that apartment again. But instead of being sad, I wanted to look forward. This poem really … More Four-Leaf Clover

Spring Rain

Even though yesterday was the first day of summer, the weather makes it seem like we’ve rolled right back into spring. Rainy days, with so-so temperatures. So, I went looking for a rainy day poem. And I found one. This is the third poem by Sara Teasdale that I’m posting here so you might as … More Spring Rain

Summer

The first hot days of the year made me look for a poem about summer. Never expected I’d come across this one by Louise Glück. Last year, this American poet won the Noble Prize in Literature. Reading this poem, I can understand why. Images of summer and autumn linked to feelings of desire and isolation … More Summer

Sea of Strangers

Always nice to discover a new poet to fall in love with. In her poetry collection Sea of Strangers the New Zealand novelist and poet Lang Leav invites you to go beyond love and loss to explore themes of self-discovery and empowerment. This poem really moved me, so I guess I’ll just have to read … More Sea of Strangers