By Jennifer Crusie
Half basset, half beagle, all Cupid...
For Nina Askew, turning 40 potential freedom--from the ex-husband, freedom from their stuffy suburban domestic, freedom to target what she desires for a transformation. And what she wishes is anything her ex consistently vetoed--a dog. A bouncy, cute puppy.
Instead she gets...Fred.
Overweight, middle-aged, a piece pungent and clearly depressed, Fred is light-years from perky. yet he does be ready to placed Nina within the course of Alex Moore, her wonderful, younger-by-a-decade neighbor.
Alex turns out perfect--he's an attractive, possible sane, strangely unmarried E.R. doctor--but the age hole convinces Nina that any one yet Alex will be higher dating fabric. yet with each silver-haired stiff she dates, the extra she suspects it's the younger, dog-loving document she desires to sit down and remain!
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No simple song unravels the riddle of heart & eyes tonight: go find your way, sing the pity of it; hear your lover's sleeping song & keep that tuneful breath as a torch in memory's night: he was your friend & however fitfully carried your dream in his time, juggling hope & fear in the gleam of fading youth, unable to sit long enough to give his own suffering space: you who know love, go sing it now, hold nothing back, let your sighs swell as paeans to the long trip's passing under empty stars. 24 Not As You Were your lips blue, face laved with undertaker's paste, relatives in denial & the priest handing us his sunday morning pitch, but onstage at the Reptile House tossing pages to the floor, burning their words, your voice afire with a new generation's news, or hopeful with a new love despite the crashing litany behind, & leaping into an old poet's arms after months of silencesing on, sweet boy, in dreams.
60 Waking damp early morning silence, footprints in the dewy lawn, dance the sleepers only dreamJupiter's beard & nicotiana, flax & phlox, snapdragons, oswego tea heavy with dewfresh ai r to d raw deep breath in: the sun flames aloft, cresting the horizon's geometric fancy, the streets roar with rush hour fumes & curses, wealthy slaves headed to their labors. walking, I see the kestrel in the cottonwood, rising & circling briefly-now gone- 61 The Rhododendron for Suzy-"Iet's be famous lovers" sunlight thru an open door, crimson blooms swelling to burst: who can say what love is?
57 Ann Arbor Song deep night after Kaddish: round moon black branchesstill among sleeping sighs ringed with dreams breathing soft songwake in pool of sun 58 April hyacinths' white curled petals reflect moonlight through sliding silver mist-now cloud-hidden: millions thrash & turn & turn in sleep; heads hang among the stunned dead, lovers shrieking in still rooms as motes turn in shafts of light: the trail of tears, the massacres of innocents, mothers' wails, the endless journey from sorrow to sorrow, hope like a talisman clutched in shrivelled hands, cracked mouths gasping prayers as babes dissolve in darkness of clouds, faces turning back one last time, hands extended.