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Whilst the world is on hold

For nearly a week now I’ve been off facebook to regain my focus. I felt my energy was scattered all over, and that I had neglected myself. 51 more words

Personal Blues

Poetry Picks: Where to Start, and Where to Continue

I have been speaking to a lot of English students about poetry of late, and it seems that they either adore it and cannot get enough, or really don’t know where to start.   155 more words

Live the Questions

A few years ago, a friend of mine told me I needed to rid my vocabulary of the word, “why.”  I immediately asked him:

“Why?” 739 more words

Infinite solitude ~

“Works of art are of an infinite solitude, and no means of approach is so useless as criticism.
Only love can touch and hold them and be fair to them.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke


Widening circles

I live my life in widening circles
that reach out across the world.
I may not complete this last one
but I give myself to it. 245 more words


Another Tale of Love and Death

Continuing the German theme of a day or two ago, I decided to feature another work that I like – literally a tale of love and death, or to give it its proper title, … 723 more words