Little Birds By Lewis Carroll

Little Birds Little Birds are dining Warily and well, Hid in mossy cell: Hid, I say, by waiters Gorgeous in their gaiters – I’ve a Tale to tell. Little Birds are feeding Justices with jam, Rich in frizzled ham: Rich, I say, in oysters Haunting shady cloisters – That is what I am. Little Birds […]

Affection By Mary Elizabeth Coleridge

Affection The earth that made the rose, She also is thy mother, and not I. The flame wherewith thy maiden spirit glows Was lighted at no hearth that I sit by. I am as far below as heaven above thee. Were I thine angel, more I could not love thee. Bid me defend thee! Thy […]

Drinking Alone By Li Po

Drinking Alone I take my wine jug out among the flowers to drink alone, without friends. I raise my cup to entice the moon. That, and my shadow, makes us three. But the moon doesn’t drink, and my shadow silently follows. I will travel with moon and shadow, happy to the end of spring. When […]

That Man In Black

Who is that man? the one in darker colors, hues of charcoal, pigment de negro, with his back turned to the world, one who was defined by fear, stalled by circumstance, his own urbane passenger, drenched in sky’s teardrop, he tumbles, breaks free, chains which once restrained, and hid the light, his friends would always […]