The Mortgaged Heart by Carson McCullers (A Poem for Thursday)

The dead demand a double vision. A furthered zone, Ghostly decision of apportionment. For the dead can claim The lover's senses, the mortgaged heart. Watch twice the orchard blossoms in grey rain And to the cold rose skies bring twin surprise. Endure each summons once, and once again; Experience multiplied by two - the duty… Continue reading The Mortgaged Heart by Carson McCullers (A Poem for Thursday)

A Poem for Friday

Wuthering Heights by Sylvia Plath (1961) The horizons ring me like faggots, Tilted and disparate, and always unstable. Touched by a match, they might warm me, And their fine lines singe The air to orange Before the distances they pin evaporate, Weighting the pale sky with a soldier color. But they only dissolve and dissolve… Continue reading A Poem for Friday

Best of 2012: The Glass Delusion by Abi Curtis – Guest Post by Kristina Wilde

This post has been written by blogger Kristina Wilde of Fictavia. Fictavia is a relatively new blog to me, but I always enjoy reading Kristina's posts and she is rather charming on Twitter as well. Here she talks about her pick for the best of 2012, poetry collection The Glass Delusion by Abi Curtis. *… Continue reading Best of 2012: The Glass Delusion by Abi Curtis – Guest Post by Kristina Wilde