Treasure Island

Linda Pastan

(1932 - / New York / United States)

Meditation By The Stove


I have banked the fires
of my body
into a small but steady blaze
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  • Scarlett Treat (2/8/2006 5:22:00 PM)

    How you have captured the rising of life within us, the desire to escape our bounds, like the rising dough. And the garden, bursting to grow expresses it again. Love this poem. Linda (Report) Reply

  • Raynette Eitel (2/2/2006 9:57:00 PM)

    Oh Linda, you have captured what we do as young mothers, or as women with a home to tend and others making demands on our life. What a lovely image.

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