Marie Anzalone : Writing

After the Rain

After the Rain

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


After the rain everything breathes outin relief- the ground, the trees, you; youbecause your home is still intact, theyfor what the rain does to the d..
Silence Part 3: The Weight of Pure Moonlight

Silence Part 3: The Weight of Pure Moonlight

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


In every world spirituality, the path to confront one’s own God, one’s own soul, one’s own calling- that path is a ric..
Silence Part 2: The Range of Human Hearing

Silence Part 2: The Range of Human Hearing

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


Humans, they say, need 2 hours of silence each day, for necessary reflection, for setting right what is presented wrongly. The in..
Silence Part 1: Half of all Available Space

Silence Part 1: Half of all Available Space

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


Today, she will have gone on being a tetrahedron in a world of circles. Right now, she is folding the day into thirds, making a kimon..
The Art of Transcendence

The Art of Transcendence

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


It is the art of knowing that nobody reads your words- and writing them, anyway, because to not write is to die 10,000 deaths instead of ..
Reflection on a Crescent Moon in Mexico

Reflection on a Crescent Moon in Mexico

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


They tell me, don’t see her as a sliver of God’s fingernail in the sky, but rather see her in a child’s drawing of..
 el Indicado

el Indicado

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


"Indicado" has no direct translation in English; can be read roughly as "The [chosen] One"
human element

human element

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


Tonight, I pray.I am not a praying person.I believe in plate tectonics;that evolutionary advantage andadaptation are real; the distancebetween stars a..
Precious

Precious

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


She comes to watch me paint, asks how I learned to draw? I smile, tell her, “watching the birds whose colors adorn your huipil.&rdqu..
41 Fireflies

41 Fireflies

A Poem by Marie Anzalone


Mozart wrote Symphony #41- his longest- just before his death. To include a sarabande, I am told, a Central American dance of which Ce..