Based in Sydney, Australia, Foundry is a blog by Rebecca Thao. Her posts explore modern architecture through photos and quotes by influential architects, engineers, and artists.

A non-Valentines Day Poem

Didn’t have to write this today
it’s not Valentines Day
or Night
not your Birthday
not a new day

Didn’t have to write this now
this is many decades after
first passion
shouldn’t fire have turned to ice
by this time called now

Didn’t even have to write this
just decided to 
no reason, no need,
not required in the syllabus
just decided to say love

Bob Small is a long time resident of Swarthmore living with his wife, and their cats, dogs, and chickens. His poetry, polemics, plays, etc. can be seen at

Blood Moon

“Lamentatio” for solo cello by Giovanni Sollima played by Amy Barston on 3-29-19  (Lang)