Poems on dating
Since the Qing dynasty, its rhyme patterns have also been analysed in the study of Old Chinese phonology.Early references refer to the anthology as the 300 Poems (shi).“I write about letting go of relationships and trying to move forward,” Sherbondy says.“This is a result of spending six years in the dating world after my divorce.
“you are a horse running alone and he tries to tame you compares you to an impossible highway to a burning house says you are blinding him that he could never leave you forget you want anything but you you dizzy him, you are unbearable every woman before or after you is doused in your name you fill his mouth his teeth ache with memory of taste his body just a long shadow seeking yours but you are always too intense frightening in the way you want him unashamed and sacrificial he tells you that no man can live up to the one who lives in your head and you tried to change didn’t you? all this time, you were begging for love silently, thinking they couldn’t hear you, but they smelt it on you, you must have known that they could taste the desperate on your skin?The first section is labeled ‘Inventory.’ These poems re-examine situations in order to gain an understanding of what transpired.There is an attempt to continuously reflect in order to learn and then to move forward.” And Sherbondy reports that she is indeed moving on; she got married earlier this month. In “God, Country, Golf” (West Bow Press), Wesley Hobbs Bauguess shares the devastation and grieving process she went through after her husband, Larry, was shot and killed protecting his Army unit during an ambush while deployed in Pakistan in 2007. I didn’t know how I was going to get through it, but over time I realized my life experiences – all the way back to when I was a child – were tools to help me through it.” Bauguess, herself an Army veteran, lives in Wake Forest.With that said, I’ve decided to share a few of my favorite pieces from Shire, because maybe her words can find a home in your heart, too. “every mouth you’ve ever kissed was just practice all the bodies you’ve ever undressed and ploughed in to were preparing you for me. “I’m not sad, but the boys who are looking for sad girls always find me. You want me to be a tragic backdrop so that you can appear to be illuminated, so that people can say, ‘Wow, isn’t he so terribly brave to love a girl who is so obviously sad?i don’t mind tasting them in the memory of your mouth they were a long hall way a door half open a single suit case still on the conveyor belt was it a long journey? ’ You think I’ll be the dark sky so you can be the star? “i don’t know when love became elusive what i know, is that no one i know has it my fathers arms around my mothers neck fruit too ripe to eat, a door half way open when your name is a just a hand i can never hold everything i have ever believed in, becomes magic.
“Belongings” is the 10th book for Sherbondy, an English professor at Alamance Community College and a finalist in the Cathy Smith Bowers Chapbook Contest. “There is a saying: ‘It can take a lifetime to build something and only seconds for it to come crashing down,’ ” she says. Mel Hanks offers advice to new reporters in “Getting It First and Getting It Right: A TV Reporter’s Guide to Surviving the Trenches” (Outskirts Press).