Building Wings

One of my favorite blogs is a Tumbler blog by poet Shinji Moon called The Cinnamon Peeler’s Wife. With the same beauty and rich sensuality as its namesake poem by Michael Ondaatje, Shinji’s thoughts and writings speak to the very depths of my soul. In recent months, her blog has inspired me to write poetry, […]

A Love Story

I heard this poem recently, while watching Gordon Pinsent and the beautiful Julie Christie in the movie Away from Her. They were lying on the sofa together reading poetry with eyes closed… THE CINNAMON PEELER by Michael Ondaatje If I were a cinnamon peeler I would ride your bed and leave the yellow bark dust […]