This is what evenings have looked like at the Villa, lately.
Add Rumi for some real magic.
It’s been a while since we had any Cavafy here. His sense of wonder is always marvelous. This feels like an excerpt from a story someone should write.
This speaks to the heart of your humble host.
We work long for short moments of reward. Is that wrong?
It doesn’t matter: it is.
Sara Teasdale returns to suggest to us that it’s worth it.
It’s not quite winter – just one month to go! – but the changing weather and daylight makes this poem feel about perfect.