Love

              Inspiration: “Tell me, how big is your cup?”

              I’m currently reading Elif Shafak’s “The Forty Rules of Love”  which imagines the meeting between poet Rumi and his companion, the dervish, mystical Shams.  I love so much about it, but this really stuck out to me – the first time the two met face to face. I think it really captures the question of …

                Poetry/Prose: Dirty Dancin’

                We danced. For months on end. The tango, the waltz, even salsa’d it up Amidst the swirling shadows, intoxicated by tune Daylight? T’was always the dark we craved Grinding against each other – wanting, denying, no sleeping tonight Heavy breaths in sync, bass tempo till light Staring. Breathing the other in.  Intimate, strange. Enveloped, conspiring; …

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