Tag Archives: perception

stay soft

“Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe … Continue reading

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RAINBOWS, PRIDE AND JUST LOVING MY DAUGHTER

“Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.”  – Loretta Young “Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.”   – H. Jackson Brown Jr. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each … Continue reading

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mirror mirror

If you are ever short of inspiration, I recommend a visit to Creative Bursts for a Writing challenge: One morning, your mirror starts talking to you. Write about this.       – Sandy Ackers at CREATIVE BURSTS: sandy@sandyackers.com * “It … Continue reading

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fear is not an option

“Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add ‘within the law’ because law is often but the tyrant’s will and always so when it … Continue reading

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Tempest Tamer

“Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.” – Mark Twain * Tempest Tamer Twain said it – I believe it Experience as a therapist Proves it over and over Again   And again … Continue reading

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Thigh-high

  “It’s not just a question of conquering a summit previously unknown, but of tracing, step by step, a new pathway to it.” – Gustav Mahler “Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a … Continue reading

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La flâneuse

“The writer should never be ashamed of staring. There is nothing that does not require his attention.”    – Flannery O’Conner   “Poetry fettered, fetters the human race. Nations are destroyed or flourish in proportion as their poetry, painting, and music … Continue reading

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Imagination and a pile of junk

“To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.” – Thomas A. Edison imagination and a pile of junk The junk lies all around me But does it fit in my poem? There are several stacks of … Continue reading

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Treasure

  “The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.”   – Bob Marley   “Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person … Continue reading

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Once burned…

“Fake people have an image to maintain. Real people just don’t care.”   –     Author unknown * Once burned You flash a grin My way I feel my spine Relax Slipping farther From caution I Slide under your spell Memory dishes … Continue reading

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