Archive for the 'poetry' Category

I’m not crying, you’re crying

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

I have been off and on searching for a half-remembered tumblr post for a while now, and it turns out it was actually two posts that my brain had combined together! 1. The first was some art by Alister Lockhart and some totally spot-on tumblr comments over at Totally Panda Coffee. And heck, even if […]

Love <3

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Giving thanks for google today, since I re-found this post by searching: TUMBLR AIRPORT GATE LOVE COOKIES LANGUAGE “Wandering Around an Albuquerque Airport Terminal” by Naomi Shihab Nye Who is picking you up? Let’s call him and tell him. We called her son and I spoke with him in English. I told him I would […]

November 24, 2016

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

In the midst of hate, I found there was, within me, an invincible love. In the midst of tears, I found there was, within me, an invincible smile. In the midst of chaos, I found there was, within me, an invincible calm. I realized, through it all, that… In the midst of winter, I found […]

morning light

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Even after all this time The sun never says to the earth “You owe me” Look what happens with a love like that It lights the whole sky (I love this poem, commonly attributed to Hafiz, although this article gives a brief and interesting overview of the controversy surrounding that claim and of writer Daniel […]

rainy sunday

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Still one of my favorite poems to revisit, re-read, and enjoy again: Art is a facebook status about your winter break by b.e. fitzgerald I swear to every heaven ever imagined, if I hear one more dead-eyed hipster tell me that art is dead, I will personally summon Shakespeare from the grave so he can […]

yes, I’ve read a poem

Friday, May 16th, 2014

And I liked it! Tumblr keeps changing how to do stuff, so it took me an embarrassingly long time to get links to this that I could expect to work, but here they are! The poem on the author’s tumblr! Art is a Facebook status about your winter break., by b.e. fitzgerald I saw it […]

weather words

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

“The winter struggles to reign supreme, but, in the end, it is obliged to accept spring’s victory, which brings with it flowers and happiness.” -Paulo Coelho

February love

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

{brought to you by my monthly email to myself — a work thing, it’s stupid, I know — and featuring quotes from Paulo Coelho!} Happy February! Here’s my favorite February quote from my planner: “No one can go back, but everyone can go forward. And tomorrow, when the sun rises, all you will have to […]

quote of the day

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

(from my calendar — this is September’s quote) “Each moment is a chance for us to make peace with the world, to make peace possible for the world. The world needs our happiness.” -Thich Nhat Hanh

prepping for a good morning

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Even after all this time The sun never says to the earth, “You owe Me.” Look what happens with A love like that, It lights the Whole Sky. (Actually, it’s Mars, but they made me think of that poem! Photos attributed to the HiRISE orbiter, as seen on tumblr. Poem attributed to either Hafiz or […]