6 posts categorized "marriage" Feed

So there it is, I did it to myself. And forty years later, I am determined to undo it. I sought out samples of rose perfumes in an effort to find a bottled rose both T and I find beautiful. The coming series of posts, a tournament of roses, is the result. Read more →

Posts prior to 2015 first appeared on my previous website, memory & desire (memoryanddesire.net).


My Aunts - by Adam Zagajewski - Translated by Clare Cavanagh Always caught up in what they called the practical side of life (theory was for Plato), up to their elbows in furniture, in bedding, in cupboards and kitchen gardens, they never neglected the lavender sachets that turned a linen... Read more →

Posts prior to 2015 first appeared on my previous website, memory & desire (memoryanddesire.net).


Nothing is Lost - by Noel Coward - Deep in our sub-conscious, we are told Lie all our memories, lie all the notes Of all the music we have ever heard And all the phrases those we loved have spoken, Sorrows and losses time has since consoled, Family jokes, out-moded... Read more →

Posts prior to 2015 first appeared on my previous website, memory & desire (memoryanddesire.net).


Thanks for Remembering Us - by Dana Gioia The flowers sent here by mistake, signed with a name that no one knew, are turning bad. What shall we do? Our neighbor says they're not for her, and no one has a birthday near. We should thank someone for the blunder.... Read more →

Posts prior to 2015 first appeared on my previous website, memory & desire (memoryanddesire.net).


The Cinnamon Peeler - by Michael Ondaatje - If I were a cinnamon peeler I would ride your bed and leave the yellow bark dust on your pillow. Your breasts and shoulders would reek you could never walk through markets without the profession of my fingers floating over you. The... Read more →

Posts prior to 2015 first appeared on my previous website, memory & desire (memoryanddesire.net).


The Iceberg Theory - by Gerald Locklin - all the food critics hate iceberg lettuce. you'd think romaine was descended from orpheus's laurel wreath, you'd think raw spinach had all the nutritional benefits attributed to it by popeye, not to mention aesthetic subtleties worthy of veriaine and debussy. they'll even... Read more →

Posts prior to 2015 first appeared on my previous website, memory & desire (memoryanddesire.net).