Daily Archives: October 5, 2015

Poem – The Civil War – Anne Sexton

I am torn in two  but I will conquer myself.  I will dig up the pride.  I will take scissors  and cut out the beggar.  I will take a crowbar  and pry out the broken  pieces of God in me.  … Continue reading

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Poem – The Dream -Amy Levy 

Believe me, this was true last night, Tho’ it is false to-day.  A.M.F. Robinson.  A fair dream to my chamber flew:  Such a crowd of folk that stirred,  Jested, fluttered; only you,  You alone of all that band,  Calm and silent, … Continue reading

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Poem – Borderland – Amy Levy

Am I waking, am I sleeping?  As the first faint dawn comes creeping  Thro’ the pane, I am aware  Of an unseen presence hovering,  Round, above, in the dusky air:  A downy bird, with an odorous wing,  That fans my … Continue reading

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