Category: Poetry

April 4th, 2015 by HarlemGuy

Langston Hughes

Personal

In an envelope marked:

Personal

God addressed me a letter.

In an envelope marked:

Personal

I have given my answer.

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December 22nd, 2014 by HarlemMom

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

  • Marcel Proust

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November 4th, 2014 by HarlemMom

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“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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August 5th, 2014 by HarlemMom

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“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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July 21st, 2014 by harlemhouse

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“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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July 15th, 2014 by HarlemMom

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“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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June 9th, 2014 by HarlemMom

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“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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June 1st, 2014 by HarlemGuy

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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.

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May 24th, 2014 by HarlemGuy

Harlem Haiku

HARLEM LIFE

Harness and Evolve
Forever Art and Culture
Change Is Gonna Come

-ODX Consulting @ODXConsulting

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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 to share new HarlemHaiku’s regularly.  If you post a contribution on any of our social media channels (view list here), just remember to add #harlemhaiku.

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May 10th, 2014 by HarlemGuy

Harlem Haiku

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.

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