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8 Quotes on Character from Writers

Quotes from famous writers on character.

What I Liked in August: Pets and People Edition

Hello, September! It’s time to share my favorites from Instagram for August. I always have such a hard time narrowing it down to a manageable amount of posts that I like so I have decided to do a theme this… Continue Reading →

Pinnable Quotes from Poets on Poetry

If you have spent any time on my Facebook, you know how much I love inspirational quotes. I thought today being P would be perfect for me to make some pinnable pictures using some of the quotes I have collected…. 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 →

M is for Morrison

Newborn Awakening Gently they stir, gently rise. The dead are newborn awakening. With ravaged limbs and wet souls. Gently they sigh in rapt funeral amazement. Who called these dead to dance? Was it the young woman learning to play the… Continue Reading →

Nikki Giovanni

Today in the A to Z Challenge is I. Guess you are wondering what Nikki Giovanni has to do with the letter I. She is a poet so she fits into my overall theme but that still doesn’t explain why… Continue Reading →

My #AtoZChallenge Theme is…..drum roll…..

I have decided to try my hand at the A to Z Challenge this year.  If you are unfamiliar with the challenge then please visit their page to learn more and to get involved.     Today is the traditional… 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 →

Mindfield An Overheard Conversation

  Tucked behind a motel and a barber shop in Brownsville, Tennessee, there is a conversation going on.  It’s a conversation Billy Tripp is having with himself  but the world is welcome to stand witness and listen.  In the Spring… Continue Reading →

Glitter Attitude Twirls

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 …

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