#624

Is there life before death?
Seamus Heaney

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#602

As you prepare your breakfast, think of others
Do not forget the pigeon’s food.
As you wage your wars, think of others
Do not forget those who seek peace.
As you pay your water bill, think of others
Those who are nursed by clouds.
As you return to your home, think of others
Do not forget the people of the camps.
As you sleep and count the stars, think of others
Those who have nowhere to sleep.
As you express yourself in metaphor, think of others
Those who have lost the right to speak.
As you think of others far away, think of yourself
Say: If only I were a candle in the dark.
Mahmoud Darwish, Think of Others

Published in: on June 12, 2013 at 9:08 pm  Leave a Comment  
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#548

Now summer is gone.
And might never have been.
In the sunshine it’s warm.
But there has to be more.

It all came to pass,
All fell into my hands
Like a five-petalled leaf,
But there has to be more.

Nothing evil was lost,
Nothing good was in vain,
All ablaze with clear light
But there has to be more.

Life gathered me up
Safe under its wing,
My luck always held,
But there has to be more.

Not a leaf was burnt up
Not a twig ever snapped …
Clean as glass is the day,
But there has to be more
Stalker (the movie)

Published in: on August 26, 2012 at 7:52 pm  Leave a Comment  
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#384

Do not say that we are few
And that the commitment is too great for us.
Would you say that two or three tufts of clouds
Are few in the corner of the summer sky?
In a moment they let down wherever …
Flashes of lightning, bursts of thunder
And it rains on everything.
Do not say that we are few
Say only that we are.
Lee Kwang Su

Published in: on September 3, 2011 at 1:38 pm  Leave a Comment  
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#373

At your draws
the galley slave was always the one to lose
and to be savaged.
But the time of happy shipwrecks is over.
When the admirals fall into the sea
don’t count on us to throw a life-jacket
unless it’s one made of stone.
Anonymous

Published in: on August 7, 2011 at 11:22 am  Leave a Comment  
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#350

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—    
I took the one less traveled by,    
And that has made all the difference.
Robert Frost

Published in: on June 21, 2011 at 7:04 pm  Leave a Comment  
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#273

The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.

William Blake

Published in: on January 8, 2011 at 12:18 am  Leave a Comment  
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