May 13, 2009 / Creative Writing
I watched Rebel Without a Cause on TV late one college night when I learned …
April 25, 2008
It is easy to praise doubt
for most beauty wavers subtly,
sways, blossoms, dissolves in petals.
And it is easy to praise frailty
for most of us are frail
as a shimmering gorgeous beetle
ripe for the crushing.
But let me grow beyond the brittle carapace;
let me grow bones within
to leap like an ibex on the crags
with that sure footing which approaches flight.
Courtney Druz is a Jewish poet, mother, and former architect now living in New Jersey. Her poems have appeared in several publications including the current issue of Entelechy: Mind & Culture. She holds a BA in religious studies from Brown University and a MA from the University of Pennsylvania.