On the Other Hand, by Phyllis Levin.

On the Other Hand. by Phyllis Levin ” The leaves of the ivy Are heavy today. Even we are too heavy, Their shadows say : Nothing moves us, We cannot stray Across a walkway. But glory is still green. Whoever leaned Against a screen Unlatches the door, Whoever said There, there, now Doesn’t  anymore.” from…

XLII- Sonnets From the Portuguese. By E.B.B

‘My future will not copy fair my past- I wrote that once; and thinking at my side My ministering life-angel justified The word by his appealing look upcast To the white throne of God, I turned at last, And there , instead, saw thee , not unallied To angels in thy soul! Then I ,…