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Those Were the Years

Those were the years
of Perestroika and Glasnost
Those were the years
When we cherished hope

Those were the years
Before 911, before 311, before ISIS… 2,608 more words

Poetry

it’s a new day_by Hector Hinojosa

Hector Hinojosa,  12 January 2015 

It’s a new day

 

it’s a new day and we still kill
france is being loved again
but the black man in main house… 201 more words

Poetry

Hey Tolstoy

I’m reading War and Peace and this is my reaction right now:

Ah Leo, Leo.

Did it begin with one simple seed –

Under such fertile soil, it burst out… 8 more words

weekly photo challenge - growth (a survivor)

The A-bombed trees in Hiroshima, there is quite a few of them in the city center. Even if they were server damaged, they were given support and care. 163 more words

Un/useful Information

Leo Tolstoy - War and Peace (1867)

The mechanism of life, the arrangement of the day so as to be in time everywhere, absorbed the greater part of his vital energy. He did nothing, did not even think or find time to think, but only talked, and talked successfully, of what he had thought while in the country.

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Fiction

Leo Tolstoy - War and Peace (1867)

“…And the main thing is,” he continued, “that I know, and know for certain, that the enjoyment of doing this good is the only sure happiness in life.”

Fiction

Leo Tolstoy - War and Peace (1867)

“One thing I thank God for is that I did not kill that man,” said Pierre.
“Why so?” asked Prince Andrew. “To kill a vicious dog is a very good thing really.”

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