I haven't been able to get onto the boards lately, not even to tend my own, because of incredibly slow loading times (merely posting this has already cost me over five minutes), but I am investing the time to brag about winning the Valentine's Day poetry contest over at Callahan's for "Learning by a Narrow Light." It is my only love poem to date -- really! The best thing about it is that it never once uses the word "love." The next best thing is that the form and theme cohere rather nicely. Third best (maybe this should be first) is that it's true.