A Dream – A Poem by Rabindranath Tagore (English Translation)

This is such a sweet, gentle, yet romantic poem. I read it twice and both times it was like I was there bearing witness to everything the author wrote about. I could see the beauty of the red that the woman he loved was dressed in, I could almost hear the anklets jingling on her … Continue reading A Dream – A Poem by Rabindranath Tagore (English Translation)

“Being Brave At Night” – A Poem for Children, Written by Edgar Albert Guest

It's always a great feeling to discover poets whom I have never heard of, and reading some of their fascinating poetry. This poem kinda reminds me of myself growing up.  Sometimes I would be afraid of the things that went bump in the night. Here's a little background on this great Poet: Edgar Guest (1881-1959) … Continue reading “Being Brave At Night” – A Poem for Children, Written by Edgar Albert Guest

“Sick” – A Poem For Children, Written by Shel Silverstein

This is such a cute children's poem.  It says everything many children would say in order to stay home from school.  Here's a little background on the author: Sheldon Allan Silverstein (September 25, 1930 - May 10, 1999) was the author of The Giving Tree and many other books of poetry and prose. He also wrote … Continue reading “Sick” – A Poem For Children, Written by Shel Silverstein

“A Lazy Day” – A Poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar

THE trees bend down along the stream, Where anchored swings my tiny boat. The day is one to drowse and dream And list the thrush's throttling note. When music from his bosom bleeds Among the river's rustling reeds. No ripple stirs the placid pool, When my adventurous line is cast, A truce to sport, while clear and cool, The mirrored clouds slide softly past. The sky gives back a blue divine, And all the world's wide wealth is mine. A pickerel leaps, a bow of light, The minnows shine … Continue reading “A Lazy Day” – A Poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Sade – “The Sweetest Taboo”

The "Sweetest Taboo" is the height of sexual pleasure. In this song, Sade sings lovingly about a man who gets her there. With him, every day is Christmas, every night is New Year's Eve. The line, "There's a quiet storm," is a reference to the Quiet Storm radio format, which is filled with baby-making music … Continue reading Sade – “The Sweetest Taboo”

30 Inspiring Quotes About Winter

I would like to give credit to https://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james. These are some great quotes. "How many lessons of faith and beauty we should lose if there were no winter in our year!" --Thomas Wentworth Higginson "I love the scents of winter! For me, it's all about the feeling you get when you smell pumpkin spice, cinnamon, … Continue reading 30 Inspiring Quotes About Winter

I Am Learning How to Live – A Poem by: Jamey Wysocki

When we lose someone that we love so much, oftentimes it's hard to put all of the words together that we want to say.  We feel it, but to express it, isn't always easy at that time.  That's why poetry is so special because other people have experienced what someone else has experienced, or similar … Continue reading I Am Learning How to Live – A Poem by: Jamey Wysocki