Poem of the Week: 31 October – 6 November

How to Break a Curse BY DANIELLE BOODOO-FORTUNE Lemon balm is for forgiveness.Pull up from the root, steepin boiling water. Add locusts’ wings,salt, the dried bones of hummingbirds.Drink when you feel ready.Drink even if you do not. Pepper seeds are for courage.Sprinkle them on your tongue.Sprinkle in the doorway and alongthe windowsill. Mix pepper and … Continue reading Poem of the Week: 31 October – 6 November

Poem of the Week: 22 – 28 August

"A Dream" BY EDGAR ALLAN POE In visions of the dark night I have dreamed of joy departed— But a waking dream of life and light Hath left me broken-hearted. Ah! what is not a dream by day To him whose eyes are cast On things around him with a ray Turned back upon the … Continue reading Poem of the Week: 22 – 28 August