Touch: Quotes

A selection of quotes for our Touch Section.

The Kiss -by Stephen Dunn

She pressed her lips to mind.
—a typo …

The Ecstasy -by Phillip Lopate

You are not me, and I am never you
except for thirty seconds in a year…

We have no choice in the bodies that hold us -by Holly Amos

Thing of dirt and water and oxygen marked by thinking
and reacting and a couch…

We Manage Most When We Manage Small -by Linda Gregg

What things are steadfast? Not the birds.
Not the bride and groom who hurry…

The Touch -by Anne Sexton

For months my hand was sealed off in a tin box.
Nothing was there but the subway railings…

Mango Salmon Poke

A mango salmon poke dish tastes a lot like summer, like a bit of heaven, and also feels like heaven on the tongue with it’s mix of sushi-grade salmon and the elegant sensuality of mango.