Marie Anzalone : Writing

Blackout

Blackout

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


They say, when the end comes we will get almost no warning; We might see a few rockets on social media, a few people asking, &l..
The More Affordable Option

The More Affordable Option

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


The other day, there was a pool of blood on the sidewalk, spilling out into the street where my feet were picking their wa..
Never Enough Light

Never Enough Light

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


Something in me is taking its first breath; I feel the pangs of incipient birth, dragging me through that convulsing canal alongside..
Safe Admiration

Safe Admiration

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


I have tried seeing other futures. I have invited my desires to lunch, tied my fantasies to my bed with handcuffs and silk scarves; p..
Lioness

Lioness

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


Every girl has the heart of a wild creature, but- around age 14, we lock it into a cage inspired by unreasonable standards, ..
In Search of Fire

In Search of Fire

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


some reflections triggered by recent deep contemplation
Translation: Once Upon a Man

Translation: Once Upon a Man

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


This is a man who lived life like many others Who has walked many streets and sidewalks Through parks Who has seen flowers, star..
Translation: Dedication

Translation: Dedication

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


DEDICATION I dedicate these lines to those who always laugh To those who always win Time after time, focused without ever ..
Translation: The Valley

Translation: The Valley

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


I do not know how, I do not know when, But I have entered a valley of shadows. All is black, everything is amorphous and diffuse, I ..
Four Friends Waiting Out a Flood in a Cafe; in Huehue

Four Friends Waiting Out a Flood in a Cafe; in Hue..

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


written as a meditation on the theme of "Free Will" for the Xela poetry Club "Casa Los Altos. This is the English translation of the original I wrote ..