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Holiday Happiness: The Poetry & Wisdom of Khalil Gibran

Holiday Happiness: The Poetry & Wisdom of Khalil Gibran The holidays are a very stressful time for everyone and an exceptionally hard time for some.  So, until the New Year I’ll be posting a Holiday Happiness post each day to … Continue reading

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Happiness – On Being Alone

Happiness – On Being Alone Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone. ~ Paul Tillich Inspiration for these posts comes from a lot of places.  Recently an old friend contacted me and … Continue reading

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Happiness is Art: Some of My Favorite Poets

Happiness is Art: Some of My Favorite Poets An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way.  An artist says a hard thing in a simple way. ~ Charles Bukowski Happiness is Poetry: Bukowski Even More Bukowski At the … 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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Happy Imaginings: Charles Bukowski

Happy Imaginings: Charles Bukowski Find what you love and let it kill you. ~ Charles Bukowski This is Fake News There is a book I’ve always wanted to write called 20 famous people worth having a beer with.  Essentially, I … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Alan Kaufman

Happiness is Poetry: Alan Kaufman The more sober you get, the more clearly you feel. ~ Alan Kaufman I first encountered Alan Kaufman as one of the primary authors of the American Bible of Outlaw Poetry.  This first piece, Let … Continue reading

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Happy Summer Solstice!!!

Happy Summer Solstice!!!         Happy Solstice my friends, today a happy day as we get more light than any other day of the year.  So here’s a really beautiful poem for you to read and reflect on … Continue reading

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Happiness is Making Connections and Having an Impact

Happiness is Making Connections and Having an Impact Where there is no human connection, there is no compassion. Without compassion, then community, commitment, loving-kindness, human understanding and peace all shrivel. Individuals become isolated, the isolated turn cruel and the tragic … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Harold Norse

Happiness is Poetry: Harold Norse The fiery force is nothing more than the life force as we know it. It is the flame of desire and love, of sex and beauty, of pleasure and joy as we consume and are … Continue reading

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Happiness and our precious time

Happiness and our precious time   So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore … Continue reading

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