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237/366 A curious Cloud surpised the Sky

This poem paints such wonderful imagery for me-

A curious Cloud surprised the Sky,
‘Twas like a sheet with Horns;
The sheet was Blue — 64 more words


236/366 Sweet hours have perished here

Something very short for today-

The words may seem an odd choice for the image-but for me, they conjured dusty, dusky hours of childhood dreams- 44 more words


Thresholds of Consciousness (2/3): breakthroughs from below

The best journey to make

is inward. It is the interior

that calls. Eliot heard it.

Wordsworth turned from the great hills

of the north to the precipice…

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Science, Psychology & Society

Success is Counted Sweetest >> Emily Dickinson

Success is counted sweetest
By those who ne’er succeed.
To comprehend a nectar
Requires sorest need.

Not one of all the purple Host
Who took the Flag today… 25 more words

American Literature

235/366 A Prison gets to be a friend—

I have been taking care of the neighbors’ cat, who will have nothing to do with me, but it did allow me to get this window view- 193 more words


234/366 Ah, Moon- and Star!

Experiments with lights for today-

Ah, Moon — and Star!
You are very far —
But were no one
Farther than you —
Do you think I’d stop… 84 more words


Further In Summer Than the Birds

William Blake wrote “To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower. Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour.” Brothers and sisters, it’s time to testify, and I want to know: are ready to testify? 434 more words