La Vita Nuova

Here comes the bride and a few poems too

My niece and goddaughter got married last weekend in Maryland. ┬áIt was a great occasion to celebrate with my family (70 and counting), and a great occasion for poem elfing.     There’s no poem hidden in this picture but I do think I captured one in her expression. Look how she grips her father […]


Love and body odor

La Vita Nuova   by Dante Alighieri   In that book which is my memory . . . On the first page that is the chapter when I first met you appear the words . . . Here begins a new life     Until I read this poem I never considered what moment in […]