Category Archives: To Lin

Integrity, you said, even as I was torn apart

Skating on thin ice and it cracks; The parting shot echoes as I plunge Into the salty, wet cold. Underwater, alone, that last breath held. Glass between myself and that upstairs I had taken for granted. The weight of this … Continue reading

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Rilke: Falconry

Falconry A prince survives by unseen acts. At night the chief advisor knocked at Frederick’s workroom in the tower and found him formulating facts for treatises on wing├Ęd power while his penman turned out text. It was in this aerie … Continue reading

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Leonard Cohen: The Window

Would I were a better poet these days. I give you this one for now. – EL Leonard Cohen The Window Why do you stand by the window Abandoned to beauty and pride The thorn of the night in your … Continue reading

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Nights thus

EL

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Eve, Apple of my Eye

My archangel sends me this song. I adore it. EL

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Tuesday, and my archangel

“Gravity Of Love” “O Fortuna velut Luna” [“O Fortune like the Moon”] Turn around and smell what you don’t see Close your eyes … it is so clear Here’s the mirror, behind there is a screen On both ways you … Continue reading

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Playlist

Ignore the film, of course. EL

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