Earlier in the summer I received a wonderful gift from Amy — a package overflowing with poetry. In addition to her own heart-squeezing anthem to reading due out next month, Read, Read, Read, I found a confetti shower of poems by several other poets! Printed on brightly colored paper, these poems each offered a distinct […]
“Our inventions mirror our secret wishes.” ~ Lawrence Durrell “Necessity is the mother of invention,” is the old saying. Perhaps that is true of mechanical inventions, and I’m very grateful for air conditioners, dishwasher, and washing machines. What would it be like to have the mind of a visionary inventor, such as Leonardo da Vinci […]
“You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.” ~ George Bernard Shaw Last night we watched “Woman in Gold,” a movie about real-life Holocaust survivor Maria Altmann. She is famous for suing the Austrian government over the ownership of several paintings, most notably a portrait […]
“A man’s manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (from Bartlett’s Book of Quotations) Or, as my granny would say, “Pretty is as pretty does.” And Happy Birthday to Noah John!
“Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.” ~ Ernest Holmes What are you thinking and reflecting into your life today? Would those around you, if asked, agree with you? (Right now I’m thinking that someday I hope to see this statue in person.)
It’s Poetry Friday! Matt of the melodious voice is hosting at Radio, Rhythm and Rhyme. Michelle’s Ditty of the Month Challenge is from Nikki Grimes, who requested word play with a specific list of words. Michelle wrote about one type of siren here. I investigated a different type of siren, the one of mythology. […]