E.E. CUMMINGS, "I like my body when it is with your body," "She being brand new," and "Sometimes I am alive."
ORSON SCOTT CARD, selection from Enchantment.
ROBERT JAMES WALLER, Selection Francesca and Robert cooking in farm house kitchen from The Bridges of Madison County.
ROBERT JAMES WALLER, Selection the moment Francesca and Robert fall in loveThe Bridges of Madison County.
SELIMA HILL, "Don't Let's Talk About Being in Love" and
JAMES FENTON, "In Paris With You."
Selections from Staying Alive: Real Poems for Unreal Times
HELEN FISHER, selection from Why We Love: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love.
OVID, selction Venus and Mars from Metamorphoses and
CHARLES BUKOWSKI, "The Hottest One in Town."
TRUMAN CAPOTE, letter from Capote to Bennet Cert regarding "International Daisy Chain" from Too Brief a Treat: The Letter of Truman Capote.
Mary DiZazzo Trumbull
ANAIS NIN, selection from Henry and June.