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Poets Corner

Recently a couple of blog posts have popped up in my reader about poetry of one kind or another, unfortunately I can’t remember who posted them, but they really got me thinking. 850 more words

Ballerinas too early for music: a Friday poem, instead

I didn’t feel like a photograph today. So here’s a poem instead- one that I think is as near perfect as poetry can be. It’s perfectly melancholy and beautiful at the same time. 452 more words


Black and White

All or Nothing?.

“Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.” — Sylvia Plath

Which do you find more dangerous: wanting nothing, or wanting everything? 791 more words

Daily Prompts

Feast Thy Eyes

Some images to ponder, from our mind to yours:

We will start with the hands, two of our most valuable tools.

“I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want.

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“let me live, love, and say it well in good sentences”
― Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath


Inspiration from inspiring people

Just as it will always be slightly frightening to write (and then have published) something very confessional and raw, it is always incredible to see how people respond to it. 562 more words

we cannot as much as try aestheticise

you are no Plath and i
No Hemingway.

Perhaps there is
No other way
For me to say
This truth and truth alone:

We suck at writing, we suck… 33 more words