A Poem

Photo by Chris Reyem on Unsplash

Withholding is a difficult pattern to live with,
And apparently, to break.
I don’t know where it comes from.
Imitation, perhaps? Protection, more likely.
It’s difficult to continue to shower love upon
The withholder, who is perpetually wearing
A Teflon raincoat and holding an umbrella.
Every ounce of love falls to the ground,
Unabsorbed, often unappreciated,

A poem

Photo by Nattu Adnan on Unsplash

Everyone is human — it’s the most interesting thing about us.
When a person expresses their humanity,
They are holding open the door to to let us in. Take a good look:
Mark the moment when they ask the important questions,
When they share the painful details of their life,
And perhaps most of…

Bottle Shock, A Good Year, and Sideways

Photo by Boudewijn Boer on Unsplash

Bottle Shock

Alan Rickman, Bill Pullman, Chris Pine, Rachael Taylor, Freddy Rodriguez, Eliza Dushku, and Dennis Farina stand out in a lively ensemble performance. Bottle Shock is the true story of the 1976 “blind competition” between traditional French wines and the new upstarts from the California’s fledgling wine industry. Learn about wine…

Wendy Cohan

Exploring relationships, travel, the arts, and entertainment. Seeking literary representation. https://www.facebook.com/WendyCohanWriter/ & https://twitter.com

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store