Love Poem for the Day

  1. As young women, we feel tremendous societal pressure, especially when we're single. We feel pressured to be in a relationship, to justify our life choices, to fit into a conventional mold. Inspired by Erika Funkhouser's poem "When She Lies Down at Night," Becky talks about how we can deal with loneliness and how we may be able to let go of social pressure.

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  2. Deep love and fresh sorrow imbue the dedication and the poem, Soul, in David Ferry's book of poems and translations, Bewilderment, which was just awarded the National Book Award for Poetry.

    More at: http://www.the-gaggle.com

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  3. A philosophical argument for why you should sleep with this guy - tonight.

    More on modern love at: http://www.the-gaggle.com

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  4. Becky dishes about femininity, makeup, not wearing it and also not being defensive about not wearing it… All inspired by the Rochelle Kraut poem, My Makeup.

    More at: http://www.the-gaggle.com

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  5. A letter from 16th Century Korea proves that Epic Love is not just a Millennial thing.

    Read more at Letters of Note here: http://www.lettersofnote.com/2012/09/how-could-you-go-ahead-of-me.html

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Love Poem for the Day

The Gaggle

Rebecca Wiegand, co-creator of The Gaggle, explores classic and contemporary poetry in the context of modern womanhood and the modern love life.

More on the post-dating world: http://www.the-gaggle.com

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