Poem of the Week, by David Ray

5 thoughts on “Poem of the Week, by David Ray”

  1. Oh Alison! “The look in my son’s eyes that one summer day.”

    ” ,,, mistakes made by the selves we had to be,
    not able to be, perhaps, what we wished,
    or what looking back half the time it seems
    we could so easily have been, or ought…”
    XO

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  2. Thank you for this poem. Just reading my email after hanging up the phone with a crying mid-twenty year old about her Thanksgiving plans. Feeling guilty and sad. I’m printing this up. Again, thank you, Ellen

    From: Alison McGhee Reply-To: Alison McGhee Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 8:39 AM To: Ellen Young Subject: [New post] Poem of the Week, by David Ray

    alisonmcghee posted: ” My new poems podcast, Words by Winter, can be found here. “No regrets” is a phrase and a feeling I don’t understand. Regrets, I have plenty. “But every decision and every choice brought you to where you are right now,” a friend argues, in th”

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