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Me and the Night | Afghan poem

Me and the Night | Afghan poem

It is night and it is not raining But my eyes burn and rain tears I don’t know what brings these tears I am not in love, nor have I thought of someone I know I pretend, I am not sure which pain it is […]

Landscape With The Fall of Icarus

Landscape With The Fall of Icarus

I came across this poem and it struck a chord.  I did not know that it is a well-known piece.  Still, it struck me and I was amused.  Perhaps not the proper reaction, if there be such a thing – I laughed.  Then felt bad […]

Poems

Poems

Poems poetically pole the Poet into a balancing axis for endlessly revolving surfaces, tender leaves are forest gifts to represent the earth growing out of decay, the minds’ youngest buds live on the revolving transformation of live enduring mountains of thought, and clear their pores […]

ancient love

ancient love

This is a beautiful piece.  A 3000 year old Egyptian love song in the original language.  A language you have most likely never heard vocalized.  Accompanied  by an Egyptian harp.  The poem, lyric, is exquisite.  The type of thing I live to experience.  Music and […]

His Day is Done by Maya Angelou

His Day is Done by Maya Angelou

This is the official tribute of Nelson Mandela from the American people at the time of his death.  An amazing poem.  Beautiful and serene, read by Maya Angelou who has a captivating voice.  I highly recommend that you take a few minutes to listen.  Reading […]

Light and Time

Light and Time

you know the two well don’t you? The empty heart of the tunnel that beats against you photon by photon and chips away at the edges where you exist. Given time there’d soon be nothing left but light. Light and Time – By: Michael Mirolla

August: The Landscape Without You

August: The Landscape Without You

In the cruel light of a dead afternoon he rises from the bed plunging through liquid walls into the world’s ever-greenness. Across the lost fields a hot wind drizzles ash. Laser-blue petals lift their tongues to a cryptic sky. The air blinks and turns to […]

the unfamiliar path

the unfamiliar path

I think that this is a well-known piece, it is new to me. This version is a poem. I found it as something to ponder. “My Life in 5 Chapters” There’s a Hole in My Sidewalk I walk down the street. There is a deep […]

unknown titled poem by Marie Howe

unknown titled poem by Marie Howe

Bedeviled human your plight in waking is to choose from the words that even now sleep on your tongue and to know that tangled among them and terribly new is the sentence that could change your life. ~Marie Howe Related articles Official website http://www.mariehowe.com An […]


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