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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 – 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 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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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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April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance ~ Carl Sandburg We’re wrapping up National Poetry Month and so as a goodbye to April here’s a list of some amazing poets and their work. … Continue reading

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