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Tranquility

It is a little past nine in the evening, nearly dark here in the northern plains. The robins, always the first to awaken in the morning and the last to stop chattering in the evening, are chirping their good-nights to one another. 305 more words

Time Passes (To The Lighthouse)

cf. Jody Claborn, “Lover of Light…” (2016 ) and Robb Hannawacker, “NW Storm” (2014)

Time Passes

“Well, we must wait for the future to show,” said Mr.

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Poem: Desiderata - by Max Ehrman

Ok, here is a poem trending on Reddit this morning. One user recommended to read it while listening to the piece below. Enjoy life!

Desiderata – by Max Ehrmann… 318 more words

Poetry

Alien 3 ending and music

I have always loved classical orchestral music – think Chopin, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky etc – so the soundtrack of Alien 3 was a real departure for me, and in many ways it paved the way for the music I love now. 143 more words

Music

Embracing Beauty • Day 13 • Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber

Today, I am pleased to have another contribution from my friend Blythe, who contributed A Teacher’s Story for my second day of embracing beauty.

Blythe wrote: 218 more words

Embracing Beauty

Crying at the 'Barber - Pretentious moi?

Prepare yourself for one of the most pretentious sentences you will likely ever read. (Unless you’re holding a book by Will Self. ZING!)

I’m not saying I always cry when I listen to Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings, just most times. 708 more words

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