Category Archives: Loss

Tonight I can write the saddest lines

There is a familiar saying that it is better to have love and lost than never to have loved at all.I am not sure that this is so true in the particular, I think it depends on the sort of … Continue reading

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Shattered Head

I love this poem called “Shattered Head” by Adrienne Rich. I didn’t understand all of it at first. It describes a person walking uphill in the heat of the day, and finding a skull, described as “a shattered head on … Continue reading

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This is such a cool poem on loving someone and then moving on. For a time there remains the remnants of the love for the other person, but we do not wish to trouble them with this. “I do not … Continue reading

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