'Max Jacob' by Amedeo Modigliani

Romance is forever
So he is not alone
Gazes through the gentle flames of slender candle
White linen, a table for two
The simple elegance of an eighty-year love affair.
Til death do they part
They have not parted
He cannot see her, nor go on without her
She is with him still
In silence he feels her voice
Oh, for the love of Grace
A life of love and music
Art and philosophy
Children and laughter
Rewriting Shakespeare
"Then ten times happy we..."

Ken Siegmann is a Pulitzer-nominated journalist, who has spent the last two years focusing on poetry. He has been published in the Central California Poetry Journal, Poetic Express, and Pyrowords. Ken is also a graduate student of psychology at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, CA, studying the relationship between psychology, grief, and spirituality.

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