Tag Archives: Hope

The Fourth Sign Of The Zodiac (Part 3)

I know, you never intended to be in this world.But you’re in it all the same.  So why not get started immediately. I mean, belonging to it.There is so much to admire, to weep over. And to write music or … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem (Seize the Day!)

To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted . … Continue reading

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Everything Is Going To Be All Right

How should I not be glad to contemplatethe clouds clearing beyond the dormer windowand a high tide reflected on the ceiling?There will be dying, there will be dying,but there is no need to go into that.The poems flow from the … Continue reading

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Book Review – Humankind: A Hopeful History by Rutger Bregman

Humankind: A Hopeful Historyby Rutger Bregman My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book provides an alternative but highly optimistic take on human history and covers a number of research studies to hypotheseize that humans are inherently good by nature. … Continue reading

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Hymn To Time

Time says “Let there be”every moment and instantlythere is space and the radianceof each bright galaxy. And eyes beholding radiance.And the gnats’ flickering dance.And the seas’ expanse.And death, and chance. Time makes roomfor going and coming homeand in time’s wombbegins … Continue reading

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Fear

It is said that before entering the sea a river trembles with fear. She looks back at the path she has traveled, from the peaks of the mountains, the long winding road crossing forests and villages. And in front of … Continue reading

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The Mountain

If a mountain seems too big todaythen climb a hill instead.If the morning brings you sadnessit’s ok to stay in bed.If the day ahead weighs heavyand your plans feel like a curse,there’s no shame in rearranging,don’t make yourself feel worse.If … Continue reading

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“Hope” is the thing with feathers

“Hope” is the thing with feathers –That perches in the soul –And sings the tune without the words –And never stops – at all – And sweetest – in the Gale – is heard –And sore must be the storm … Continue reading

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Book Review – A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini 4 of 5 stars Khaled Hosseini has certainly made Afghanistan proud by capturing the contemporary life in his beautifully crafted second novel. I’d read Kite Runner when it came out and was spellbound … Continue reading

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