Category Archives: Poetry

Quote: Langston Hughes (Personal)

Personal In an envelope marked: Personal God addressed me a letter. In an envelope marked: Personal I have given my answer. Click here to view the inspiration behind this post.

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QUOTE: Marcel Proust

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust

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QUOTE: Rumi “Raise your words”

“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” Rumi (*also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī)

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QUOTE: Nelson Mandela

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” ~ Nelson Mandela

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QUOTE: Haruki Murakami

“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” – Haruki Murakami

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QUOTE: Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

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QUOTE: Maya Angelou “The free bird leaps”

“The free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wings in the orange sun rays and dares to claim the sky.” ~ Maya Angelou

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Harlem Haiku (#HarlemHaiku) No. 4 – Harlem On Fire

HARLEM ON FIRE Harlem is on fire Bright lights big city uptown Another rebirth -Herve Jean-Baptiste @HJeanBaptiste This Haiku is part of the ongoing response to our piece regarding Haiku’s about Harlem.   Click here to view previous responses. We will continue … Continue reading

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#HarlemHaiku (#3)

HARLEM LIFE Harness and Evolve Forever Art and Culture Change Is Gonna Come -ODX Consulting @ODXConsulting – – – This Haiku is part of the ongoing response to our piece regarding Haiku’s about Harlem.   Click here to view previous responses. We will … Continue reading

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Featured HarlemHaiku No 2 (#HarlemHaiku)

Below is this week’s featured response to our piece regarding Haiku’s about Harlem. Harlem, riddle me Still roots radiate boldly It cultures my mind -Carlos Sebastian @carlossguzman We will continue to share a new HarlemHaiku each week. If you post a … Continue reading

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