Hi Donna, what lines, poems, essays, books, etc take the top of your head off?
books: homegoing, a girl is a half-formed thing, white oleander, our souls at night, the third life of grange copeland, henry and june.
poems: an almost made up poem (bukowski), wild geese (mary oliver), three of cups (marty mcconnell), hurling crowbirds at mockingbars (buddy wakefield), facts about the moon (dorianne laux).
“i will love myself despite the ease with which i lean towards the opposite.” - shane koyczan
“i loved you like a man loves a woman he never touches, only writes to, keeps little photographs of. I would have loved you more if I had sat in a small room rolling a cigarette and listened to you piss in the bathroom.” - bukowski
“the enormity of my desire disgusts me.” - richard siken
“i promise never to raise a whip to your lions.” - yours truly. apologies for the narcissism, but it’s a thing i am still teaching myself.