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Let your imagination dream with the beauty of the Earth breathing the breeze coming of spring. Let your soul fly in search of peace. Let love in your heart. Let the hope to be your star. Let peace invades your life.

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- Maurice Béjart - Boléro De Ravel - (last part)

The Muses in myth, Function in society, Function in literature

Muse reading a scroll, perhaps Clio -

The Muses Clio, Euterpe, and Thalia, by Eustache Le Sueur


Melpomene and Polyhymnia, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico

Gustave Moreau, Hesiod and the Muse (1891) - Musée d'Orsay, Paris

"Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off course, once he had plundered the hallowed heights of Troy."

O Muses, O high genius, aid me now! O memory that engraved the things I saw, Here shall your worth be manifest to all!

Muse, American marble statue, artist unknown (c. 1820) - Baltimore Museum of Art

Thalia, muse of comedy, holding a comic mask - detail of “Muses Sarcophagus”, the nine Muses and their attributes; marble, early second century AD, Via Ostiense - Louvre

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~Air of clarity ~

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holy sixth day

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poems from lalla

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i carry a torch in one hand

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if i adore you

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My poetry wants you

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the time before death

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if it is not too dark

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What can great poetry do?

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Listening to your intuition

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A relevant and meaningful life

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My mother tongue is the poetry

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hiding in this cage

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What do you say this year...

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The end of times is rumbling.

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you do not need to leave your room

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Unteach me

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The worst thing we ever did

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The Swan

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Comment by Eva Libre on February 24, 2021 at 5:45pm

Happiness is like a butterfly;

the more you chase it, the more it will elude you,

but if you turn your attention to other things,

it will come and sit quietly on your shoulder

THOREAU

Comment by Eva Libre on February 7, 2021 at 7:03pm

Comment by Eva Libre on January 17, 2021 at 2:21pm

EACH OF US


beyond the fray
the heart beats
in simple song
like a melody
for humanity

Comment by Luna Arjuna on January 11, 2021 at 7:56pm

Love your hands! Love them.

Raise them up and kiss them…

Love your neck; put a hand on it, grace it, stroke it and hold it up… And all your inside parts...

and the beat and beating heart...

Love your heart. For this is the prize.

~ Toni Morrison

Art: Victor Nizovtsev

Comment by Eva Libre on January 1, 2021 at 9:12pm

And, If a star shall fall
Down upon the ground
Why, I shall pick her up
For, she longed to be found
I shall hold her forever
Forever in my heart
Knowing that we shall never
Ever again, be apart

Poem written by Athey Thompson
Art by Seb McKinnon

Comment by Nada Jung on December 31, 2020 at 12:27am

Written in Paris in the 11th arrondissement !!

Comment by janice wilson on December 30, 2020 at 6:57pm

wise words

thank you

and wishes of well being to all in 2021 ~ * ~

Comment by Nada Jung on December 30, 2020 at 6:06pm

Like the trees and the leaves,
our souls are photosynthetic
though not to physical light
but oh they are porous
to music, poetry, beauty
in fact they need this kind
of square meals to survive.
If you want your life
to bear sweet fruit
you must feed it
this.

~ Chelan Harkin

Comment by Nada Jung on December 29, 2020 at 2:55pm

Comment by Eva Libre on December 20, 2020 at 1:06am

Heartbreak can be

an exciting proposition.

Wonders come

when you sing

from that wound.

~ Chelan Harkin

Art from T.Radz

 

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