April is Poetry Month: W.H. Auden

W.H. Auden Mamacita says:  If you have seen the movie “Four Weddings and a Funeral,” you are already familiar with W.H. Auden.  His haunting and heartbreaking “Funeral Blues” was recited by John Hannah in this film, and it was unforgettable. … Continue reading

April is Poetry Month: Conrad Aiken

Conrad Aiken Bread and Music Music I heard with you was more than music, And bread I broke with you was more than bread. Now that I am without you, all is desolate; All that was once so beautiful is … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday: Grief and its Aftermath

Mamacita says: 1.  It’s so curious: one can resist tears and “behave” very well in the hardest hours of grief.  but then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday, On Sunday

Mamacita says: Things have been hectic here, more so than usual.  I haven’t posted much, and since this blog is as much a part of me as my heart, lungs, big toes, and girlie bits, I feel the lack.  Hard.  … Continue reading