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Happiness is Poetry: Bukowski

Happiness is Poetry: Bukowski Today my friends as we continue our assault on any visage of potential holiday depression, a poem from my favorite author, Charles Bukowski.  An uncharacteristically upbeat piece by the master but one with a very real … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Rumi

Happiness is Poetry: Rumi Tonight I gift you with a long and wonderful piece on falling in love by Rumi.  Hard to imagine his work is over 600 years old, but if you’ve never read any you’re missing out.  Enjoy … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Warsan Shire

Happiness is Poetry: Warsan Shire Today a relatively recent discovery for me on the poetry front, Warsan Shire is amazing.  Her poetry is at times very dark, but always passionate and powerful.  We had a brief interaction on Twitter once, … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Peter McWilliams

Happiness is Poetry: Peter McWilliams Desire happiness, aspire to gratitude, long for health, crave compassion, seek satisfaction, lust after God, however & whatever you perceive God to be, want to love yourself, others & everything around you more and more … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Gregory Corso

Happiness is Poetry: Gregory Corso I remember the people I knew in prison; I was very fortunate to know them – they came from 1910, 1920, 1930. ~ Gregory Corso Another poet I found via the American Bible of Outlaw … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Edgar Allan Poe

Happiness is Poetry: Edgar Allan Poe Sometimes I’m terrified of my own heart; of its constant hunger for whatever it is it wants.  The way it stops and starts. ~ Edgar Allan Poe I have always loved Edgar Allan Poe’s … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Robert Frost

Happiness is Poetry: Robert Frost Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.    ~ Khalil Gibran Tonight another look at a wonderful poet, one I must admit I’ve not made my self … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Dylan Thomas

Happiness is Poetry: Dylan Thomas             Though lovers be lost, love shall not ~ Dylan Thomas Tonight my friends a tour through one of the more famous poets, Dylan Thomas.  His name often comes up … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Hosho McCreesh

Happiness is Poetry: Hosho McCreesh So tonight my friends, the poetry of Hosho McCreesh, a poet I discovered in my communication with Doug Draime who recommended him to me.  Not suprisingly, Doug was right on the money.  Much like Doug’s … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Leonard Cohen

Happiness is Poetry: Leonard Cohen To keep our hearts open is probably the most urgent responsibility you have as you get older. ~ Leonard Cohen If you know Leonard Cohen, you likely know him from his music and personally I … Continue reading

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