Tag Archives: Books

If you just smile…

                               “You’ll find that life is still worthwhile, if you just smile.”                             … Continue reading

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Hemingway – advice for a writer

While reading Hemingway, again, I stumbled upon the following quote and couldn’t resist sharing it. Though Hemingway was addressing writing and writers I believe it applies to all creative endeavours.    “In going where you have to go, and doing what … Continue reading

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Theo’s Golden Ticket

“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.”                     – Dr. Seuss “A book is like a garden, carried in the … Continue reading

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GIGI ET LE CHAT

* “I cannot interest myself in anything that is not life.” – “Look for a long time at what pleases you, and longer still at what pains you.”    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette – Gigi and The Cat * Bisous, Léa

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TBR: A poem of book titles waiting to be read

“A home without books is a body without a soul.”  –   Marcus Tullius Cicero ” If you can only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”       … Continue reading

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alas…

“Oh, I just want what we all want: a comfortable couch, a nice beverage, a weekend of no distractions and a book that will stop time, lift me out of my quotidian existence and alter my thinking forever.” – Elizabeth … Continue reading

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blocked

“Ideas may drift into other minds, but they do not drift my way. I have to go and fetch them. I know no work manual or mental to equal the appalling heart-breaking anguish of fetching an idea from nowhere.” – … Continue reading

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cuddling oblivion

Inspiration comes from all around us. On several ocassions, I have been inspired by one or more of the blogs that I follow. The following poem was inspired by a title on a post by Lotta Wanner. If you are not … Continue reading

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Today’s plan of attack!

“Hold fast to dreams for when dreams go life is a barren field frozen with snow.”   –  Langston Hughes “And so we remained till the red of the dawn began to fall through the snow gloom. I was desolate … Continue reading

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WE ALONE: by ALICE WALKER

Alice Walker is an American Poet/Author. Born to slaves in Georgia she now resides in Northern California. She has said that  “My poems – even the happy ones – emerge from an accumulation of sadness, when she stands again in … Continue reading

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