Poetry Tuesday: “Love. What Is This Word?”

Got your coffee?  A cup of tea?   Here we go. So the conversation begins (see yesterday's post) with a sampling of my tetrameter (eight syllables per line, roughly) musings, a discipline I've continued each morning for over a year now.   I've decided to ignore whether or not these writings can properly be called …

The Limits of Language: Love

The substance of that human quality of mind, spirit, and action we refer to as "love" has a hard time landing in a word that even comes close to accurate representation and communication.   "I love you" can mean any number of the following sentiments: You raise my level of erotic desire. You call forth …