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Happiness Moments: Four Trolls on a Bridge

Happiness Moments: Four Trolls on a Bridge So a new little writing experiment for the blog. I’ve been wanting to find a way to do some free writing as practice. And I’ve been wanting to capture the moments in my … 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 Resources: The Power of Hugs

Happiness Resources: The Power of Hugs A hug is like a boomerang you get it right back, right away ~ Bil Keane   Tonight as a companion to a recent piece on Happiness & Hugs, a tour around the web … 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 Originally posted, 2015 I first encountered Alan Kaufman as one of the primary authors of the American Bible of Outlaw Poetry.  This … 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: Dominique Lowell

Happiness is Poetry: Dominique Lowell Poetry is thoughts that breathe, words that burn. ~ Thomas Gray A warning right off of the bat, Dominique Lowell will not be for everyone.  If you like flowery, lovely poetry stop now.  If you … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Rumi

Happiness is Poetry: Rumi Tonight a selection from one of the most popular and most quoted poets, Rumi. A Moment of Happiness A moment of happiness, you and I sitting on the verandah, apparently two, but one in soul, you … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Anne Sexton

Happiness is Poetry: Anne Sexton I’ve unfortunately gotten away from poetry over the last year.  First, in terms of my writing, I have distanced myself significantly from my muse.  Additionally, my life has been really good, I typically write from … Continue reading

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Don’t be insubstantial!

Don’t be insubstantial! You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination. ~ Ralph Marston One of the things that … Continue reading

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