A glimpse through an interstice caught, Of a crowd of workmen and drivers in a bar-room around the stove late of a winter night, and I unremark’d seated in a corner, Of a youth who loves me and whom I love, silently approaching and seating himself near, that he may
I adore haiku. I bought a copy of Classic Haiku: A Master’s Selection, translated by Yuzuru Miura, right when it was released in 1991. The book has gone through cover changes since then, but the content within is just as beautiful and timely. These haiku are all originally written in
I loved you first: but afterwards your love Outsoaring mine, sang such a loftier song As drowned the friendly cooings of my dove. Which owes the other most? my love was long, And yours one moment seemed to wax more strong; I loved and guessed at you, you construed me
A nickname is a special connection between you and that girl you’re interested in. What kinds of flirty names work best? It’s all about you and that unique relationship with your girl! Here are just a few to get your creativity flowing! Chime in with your own ideas in the
An elegy of a pointed diamond given by the author to his wife at the birth of his eldest son Dear, I to thee this diamond commend, In which a model of thyself I send. How just unto thy joints this circlet sitteth, So just thy face and shape my
The First Impression A first impression is important, but it should not be everything. Often someone who does not strike you as perfect at the first sight can become your perfect match if you can see past your prejudices. Often your first reaction to someone is based on how much
In summer’s heat and mid-time of the day To rest my limbs upon a bed I lay, One window shut, the other open stood, Which gave such light, as twinkles in a wood, Like twilight glimpse at setting of the sun, Or night being past, and yet not day begun.