When Death Comes by Mary Oliver

I am back with another beauty from Mary Oliver. Please read this wonderful poem here now.   ~~~   When Death Comes by Mary Oliver   When death comes like the hungry bear in autumn; when death comes and takes all the bright coins from his purse to buy me, and snaps the purse shut;... Continue Reading →

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Black or White

She says: Life is all about Black & White. I say: What about all the Grey? She says: What Grey? I say: The Grey that lies between the Black & White. She says: There is nothing in between Black & White. There are only two options. I say: But I have always seen the Grey!... Continue Reading →

The Story Continues…

Oct 1st 2014 So yet another month has passed. It all started with the 30 day Writing Challenge in August 2014 and its a wonder that I have been writing in my blog since Aug 1st. The first month was tough because it was a new challenge and also because I was going through a... Continue Reading →

A Moment Of Happiness by Rumi

I want to end this month devoted to poetry by sharing with you another gem from the Sufi mystic Rumi. ~~~ A Moment Of Happiness by Rumi A moment of happiness, you and I sitting on the verandah, apparently two, but one in soul, you and I. We feel the flowing water of life here,... Continue Reading →

Invictus by William Ernest Henley

This poem I heard about first in the movie Invictus about Nelson Mandela and the South African football team. Its an inspiring movie and the poem fits in perfectly. Here is the poem Invictus by Henley. ~~~ Invictus by William Ernest Henley Out of the night that covers me,       Black as the pit from pole... Continue Reading →

Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

I give you Maya Angelou again with her classic poem 'Still I Rise'. This is one poem that can make any woman feel confident and strong enough to face the hurdles of life. I know everyone could use with some inspiration so here it is.   ~~~ Still I Rise by Maya Angelou   You... Continue Reading →

Pathways by Rainer Maria Rilke

"Rainer Maria Rilke — was a Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist, "widely recognized as one of the most lyrically intense German-language poets", writing in both verse and highly lyrical prose. Several critics have described Rilke's work as inherently "mystical". His writings include one novel, several collections of poetry, and several volumes of correspondence in which he... Continue Reading →

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