Causatum

Your words swallow my breath creates a feeling that becomes knotted on the inside of my neck flushing the blood away until it's lost leaving my ... Read more

After Love

There is no magic any more, We meet as other people do, You work no miracle for me Nor I for you. You were the wind and I the sea— There ... Read more

When Love Goes

I O mother, I am sick of love, I cannot laugh nor lift my head, My bitter dreams have broken me, I would my love were dead. "Drink of the ... Read more

The Hill Wife—V. The Impulse

It was too lonely for her there, And too wild, And since there were but two of them, And no child, And work was little in the house, She was ... Read more

Ashes of Life

Love has gone and left me and the days are all alike; Eat I must, and sleep I will,—and would that night were here! But ah!—to lie awake and hear ... Read more

Here is a wound that never will heal, I know

Here is a wound that never will heal, I know, Being wrought not of a dearness and a death But of a love turned ashes and the breath Gone out of ... Read more

If I should learn, in some quite casual way

If I should learn, in some quite casual way, That you were gone, not to return again— Read from the back-page of a paper, say, Held by a neighbor ... Read more

Say what you will, and scratch my heart to find

Say what you will, and scratch my heart to find The roots of last year's roses in my breast; I am as surely riper in my mind As if the fruit stood ... Read more