The Duchess is Aging by Caroline Morgan Di Giovanni

Poem title: The Duchess is Aging Poet name: Caroline Morgan Di Giovanni Poem: My life is now anachronism I cannot find lightbulbs to fit my chandelier. The coffee service is showing tarnish where did I put the silver polish? I’m giving away my pretty little things first the porcelain figurines the diamonds will go later. End of poem. Credits and bio: Copyright © Caroline Morgan Di Giovanni Performed at the Toronto launch of Poems in Response to Peril. Caroline Morgan Di Giovanni, originally from Havertown, Pennsylvania, is a long-time resident of Toronto, traditional territory of the Mississauga of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Houdenosaunee and the Wendat peoples. Married to Alberto Di Giovanni, she edited 3 anthologies of Italian Canadian poetry and prose, and has published 4 books of her own poems. Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine she has joined with Penn Kemp, Richard-Yves Sitoski and others in writing Poems in response to Peril.