Healing Quotes and Poems

There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it

-Gustave Flaubert, author of Madame Bovary

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Healing Quote of the Day

Photo by Horia Varlan I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas Edison More about American Inventor Thomas Edison

A Blessing

James Wright Just off the highway to Rochester, Minnesota, Twilight bounds softly forth on the grass. And the eyes of those two Indian ponies Darken with kindness. They have come gladly out of the willows To welcome my friend and me. We step over the barbed wire into the pasture Where they have been grazing …

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Healing Quote of the Day

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” — Howard Thurman More about Howard Thurman

Your Catfish Friend

Richard Brautigan If I were to live my life in catfish forms in scaffolds of skin and whiskers at the bottom of a pond and you were to come by one evening when the moon was shining down into my dark home and stand there at the edge of my affection and think, “It’s beautiful …

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Healing Quote of the Day

The universe is made of stories, not atoms. –Muriel Rukeyser More about Muriel Rukeyser Previous posts of Muriel Rukeyser

A Farm Style Fairy Tale

Aisling  Before she moved to the farm, She did not know whether she was made more of Daisies and dreams Or mystery and moss… Or perhaps mostly of midnight and memories. She came to the farm so that she could sprinkle radish seeds on cool soil And then pull them up a few weeks later …

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New Year’s Quote

For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice. –T. S. Eliot

May Peace Prevail on Earth

Healing Quote of the Day

You must do the things you think you cannot do. – Eleanor Roosevelt More about Eleanor Roosevelt

Horses at Midnight Without a Moon

Jack Gilbert Our heart wanders lost in the dark woods. Our dream wrestles in the castle of doubt. But there’s music in us. Hope is pushed down but the angel flies up again taking us with her. The summer mornings begin inch by inch while we sleep, and walk with us later as long-legged beauty …

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