The Sunday Poem: Diana Huntress... Between You and Me

For years Albuquerque poet Diana Huntress has been writing tiny jewel-like poems...hard little nuggets whose veins twist, run deep, and crystalize. This is one.

Deeply involved with the Rio Grande Writers Association for a long time and very close to many in the writing community including the late Judson Crews, Diana continues to work and write in Nob Hill.


Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar
Love is like that too.
But who knows?
I think I drink
Wine but there is none
In my cup and the hand
That holds the stem
Thinks it is a rose.

(Photo of Diana Huntress by Steve Donahue).

Poetry submissions are welcome. Email

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Comment by Margaret Randall on November 14, 2010 at 8:05am
I like the surprise ending of this poem, Diana. Interesting photo too!
Comment by Barelas Babe on November 14, 2010 at 9:12am
Fun twist at the end. Enjoyed this very much.
Comment by cathyray on November 14, 2010 at 10:39am
Comment by Dee Cohen on November 14, 2010 at 4:53pm
Sweet poem with a catchy double edge.

Your pic reminds me of the Randy Newman song:
You Can Keep Your Hat On
So thanks for the poem and the photo!
Comment by AriesSweet on November 14, 2010 at 9:53pm
Sweet and petite. I like it. :)
Comment by Stewart Warren on November 15, 2010 at 11:40am
And a good title as well...


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