Tag: Romance

  • Again to the Falls by Lynne Bronstein

    I visited Niagara Falls only once. I was sixteen And with my family. The Customs Man Came to know us after a few days. But every time we crossed the bridge, He asked us “Where were you born?” Because he had to. I spent much time on the Canadian side Because it was exciting to…

  • Pink Daiquiris by Josie Di Sciascio-Andrews

    You picked me up that morning, Forty years ago, to take me to Niagara Falls In your second-hand red Fiat. I remember it was stick-shift. On the QEW from our town To the Falls, an excitement I had never nor ever felt again. By chance we dressed alike: White shirts and jeans. My curls. Your…

  • Untitled by J. Austin

    Down the steep an ocean pours, Loud the rushing water roars. Oh, how shadowy were the way, If no rainbow lit the spray! Here a love-sick swain may find Speedy cure for anguished mind. Take one plunge, and every woe Down the gulf will quickly go. J. Austin was from Texas   Source: Table Rock Album…

  • Untitled by Anonymous

    Next to the bliss of seeing Sarah, Is that of seeing Niagara.   Source: Table Rock Album and Sketches of the Falls and Scenery Adjacent. Buffalo: Steam Press of Thomas and Lathrops, copyright by Jewett, Thomas & Co.,1856c.1848 This link takes you to the scanned version of  the 1855 version of Table Rock Album from the Hathi Trust See…

  • Please Help Me I’m Falling by Margaret Cole

    Listen Hear it? long low moan of August cicada as lazy bee drifts amongst purple spikes of lavender watching summer ebb like Fundy tides Roar of falls drowns this note of season passing as they surge down cliffs gurgling and crashing onto rocks far below telling stories of tumbling markets failed military strategies teetering autocrats,…