Poem || If Only I Could Catch My Dreams by Christy Ann Martine

If only I could catch my dreams, and keep them in a jar. I’d watch them dance like fireflies, flickering like stars. They would grow and I’d let them go to see how far they’d fly, lighting up the pitch-black night, as they soar throughout the sky. I like this poem because on first reading … More Poem || If Only I Could Catch My Dreams by Christy Ann Martine

Short & Snarky: 5 Dorothy Parker poems to know by heart

I was introduced to Dorothy Parker in the summer of 2013 by a lovely friend who knew most of the poems by heart. I still remember us sitting on her bed with a cup of tea and passing the ‘penguin complete poems’ back and forth and reading out poems while the evening became increasingly darker. … More Short & Snarky: 5 Dorothy Parker poems to know by heart