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Happiness is Poetry: Suzanne Burns

Happiness is Poetry: Suzanne Burns       So tonight friends a new discovery for me, the poet Suzanne Burns.  It’s amazing what you can turn up through a Google search.  I really enjoy the work I could find and … Continue reading

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Ten poets you’ve never heard of but you’re going to love

Ten poets you’ve never heard of but you’re going to love My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re better than my solitude.    ~ Warsan Shire Tonight to wrap up the last night of National Poetry month … 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: Wolfgang Carstens

Happiness is Poetry: Wolfgang Carstens Tonight a poet recommended to me by Adrian Manning, his name is Wolfgang Carstens.  Wolfgang is a seriously interesting guy, his words are angular, sharp, they seem revel in the terror of honesty, good stuff.  … Continue reading

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My New Book: Athena’s Addict

My New Book: Athena’s Addict                 The wound is the place where the light enters into you. ~ Rumi This is the single most deeply personal post I will likely ever do on the Ministry of Happiness.  As I have … 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: 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: Warsan Shire, again

Happiness is Poetry: Warsan Shire My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude. ~ Warsan Shire I love her stuff so much I figured I’d giver her a second day, enjoy my friends … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Pablo Neruda

Happiness is Poetry: Pablo Neruda To do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man’s life ~ T S Eliot Tonight my favorite romantic poet, I’ve never read anyone … 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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