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3 Quotes in 3 Days Challenge: Day 2

The second quote I’ve chosen for this quote challenge is by Don Marquis, in his work, “The Lesson of the Moth.” Read the whole thing here.

Culture

Cryptoquote Spoiler - 07/24/15

“Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.”   —   Don Marquis… 31 more words

Entertainment

Cat Walking a poem

Cat Walking

“Meow”

Oh you cat, what do you see?

You who slinks, and sings, with purring premonitions, and scathing recognitions, what do you see? 222 more words

Contemplation

"Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose-petal down the Grand Canyon and..."

“Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose-petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.”

– Don Marquis, journalist, author, novelist, poet, newspaper columnist, playwright

Writer

A Short Film and My Favorite Poem

I just finished watching a short film by legendary animator Osamu Tezuka (think Astroboy and Kimba), and it reminded my of my favorite poem. It’s called “The Lesson of the Moth” and it is by Don Marquis (via Archy). 318 more words

Miscellaneous

Don Marquis: Suffering In Silence

March 26

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday. ~ Don Marquis

I know there are certain things I’d rather not be doing and things I’d rather do more of. 179 more words

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