The Balcony by Charles Baudelaire
Mother of memories, mistress of mistresses,
you who are all my pleasures and all my duties,
you will remember the beauty of our caresses,
the sweetness of the hearth, the charm of the evenings...
THE WASTELAND BY T.S. ELIOT
The Burial of the Dead
“April is the cruellest month, breeding
Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
Memory and desire, stirring
Dull roots with spring rain.
Winter kept us warm, covering
Earth in forgetful snow, feeding
A little life with dried tubers....
This week begins on a light note with the soft strings of a Venusian melody and resolves with a twang of bitter irony. The Sun will traverse the final degrees of Aries, culminating with the Full Moon at 29 degrees Libra on Friday. This is...
Hermes of the Ways by H.D. (1912)
“The hard sand breaks,
and the grains of it
are clear as wine.
Far off over the leagues of it,
playing on the wide shore,
piles little ridges,
and the great waves
break over it.
But more than the many-foamed ways
of the sea,
I know him
This is the week of the New Moon in Taurus, where a steady but contemplative gaze will offer you some unique perspective. Mercury is still retrograde this week, and thus you may feel inwardly focused and sometimes at a loss for words. The planetary energies...