OSCAR WILDE, excert from De Profundis.
CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE, The Passionate Shepher to His Love,"
WALTER RALEIGH, The Nymph's Reply," and
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY, "What lips my lips have kissed."
Excerpt from a review of a new translation of ROBERT WALSER'S The Assistant,
published in the New York Review, February 11, 2010.
CONRAD AIKEN, "Music I Heard with You."
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY, "God's World,"
"The Philosopher," and
Oh, think not I am faithful to a vow!
DOROTHY PARKER, "The Little Old Lady in Lavendar Silk".
A Valentine's Day poem my father cut from the newspaper and gave
to my mother in 1953.
JOHN KEATS, A love letter to Fanny Brawne, from Newport, July 8, 1819.
PLUTARCH, abridgement of Consolatory Letter to His Wife.