Tuesday, March 21, 2017

She's Got a Way

Transition, 2017

Of course, I flip directly to the Linda Pastan poem, and smack-dab in the middle I find these lines:

I've started to dismantle my life already, throwing
out letters from people I remember loving, (14–15)

And they stick, like a bur to a sweater.

-Excerpt from Linda Pastan's poem, Plunder, in The Paris Review, No. 220.

7 comments:

  1. I smiled over Pastan's sentence, but preferred your simile.

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  2. Oh, my. Me, too. Including letters & cards between my husband and me. Probably not a good thing.

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    1. Only you know what's right for you. Trust your heart.

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    2. You said just the right thing. Thank you.

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