Shall we begin
The Harvest Moon Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – 1807-1882 It is the Harvest Moon! On gilded vanes And roofs of villages, on woodland crests And their aerial neighborhoods of nests Deserted, on the curtained window-panesOf rooms where children sleep, on country lanes And harvest-fields, its mystic splendor rests! Gone are the birds that were our summer guests,Continue reading “Saying Goodbye”
“How should we like it were stars to burn With a passion for us we could not return? If equal affection cannot be, Let the more loving one be me.” The More Loving One, W. H. Auden – 1907-1973
On Living Nazim Hikmet – 1902-1963 I Living is no laughing matter: you must live with great seriousness like a squirrel, for example— I mean without looking for something beyond and above living, I mean living must be your whole occupation. Living is no laughing matter: you must take it seriously, so much so and toContinue reading “On Living”
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