Tag: Poetry

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…

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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…

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Gil Scott-Heron

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By HarlemHouse Gil Scott-Heron, poet and musician, has died at 62.  A Harlem resident and neighbor who resided on East 112th street who was  considered by many as the Godfather of Rap.  He died on May 27, 2011…

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