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6 Pinnable Quotes on Change #WednesdayWisdom

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” ― Albert Einstein “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so… Continue Reading →

O is for “O Captain! My Captain!” of Course.

O Captain! My Captain! BY WALT WHITMAN O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done, The ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won, The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting,… Continue Reading →

L is for Love

From the day we met you have taken up space in my heart You are the air I breath and the water that washes me clean I love you like no other It is you I have longed for languished… Continue Reading →

Finding Inspiration for a Love Note

Recently I wrote about the significance of a handwritten love letter. There truly is something magical about putting pen to paper rather than just pounding away at a keyboard. If you are looking for some inspiration on what to write… Continue Reading →

13 Pinable Rumi Quotes

Rumi was born in 1207 in Persia in the city of Balkh in what is present day Afghanistan. Rumi was a wealthy nobleman, theologian, and scholar. When he was in his late thirties he met Shams a wandering mystic. Shams… Continue Reading →

Everyone Needs a Handwritten Love Letter

I need to write more. My handwriting is starting to look atrocious and my hand cramps up when I write more than a sentence or two. In my youth, everyone always commented on how beautiful my handwriting was. I wrote… Continue Reading →

Why I Love Real Books

I grew up loving books, real books, with their smudged ink on dog-eared pages held together by bent withering spines. The library was where I wanted to be. Surrounded by all the books I could ever want to read. I… Continue Reading →

The Loss of Prince and Amy

On the day Prince died, a little girl named Amy was murdered in a bathroom at her high school. I want to apologize to Amy that I did not give her the attention she deserved. I was too busy thinking… Continue Reading →

Discovering My Poet’s Soul

Nikki Giovanni gave words to my reality like no other poetry had ever been able to before. She was real, not some romantic figure locked in her room dreaming of love. She was living life and talking about what it meant to live life as a woman. She was writing all those …

In America

The first movie title that came to mind is In America. It is one of my families favorite and most people have never heard of.  It is the story of a family from Ireland that come to New York to… Continue Reading →

Still 3 Songs full of Emotion

Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “still.” Use any definition of the word in your post. Have fun! The first thing to come to mind when I see the prompt “still” are songs. So I decided to share… Continue Reading →

Reunion

That is my goddess calling me I am of the sea and the sea is of me The constancy of the tide Rolling in and out In an eternal dance with the moon Stars shining in the sand Twinkles of… Continue Reading →

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