Poetry

TIMELESS TOMES

 

“So many books, so little time.”

 

~ Frank Zappa ~

 

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HAPPY

 

“What a wonderful life I’ve had!
   I only wish I’d realized it sooner.”

 

~ Colette ~

 

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THE STORY OF OUR LIVES

 

“You see things and you say, Why?
But I dream things and I say, Why not?”

 

~ George Bernard Shaw ~

 

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I’LL WAIT

 

“Dreaming is happiness. Waiting is life.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

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SECOND CHANCE

 

“You know, I ain’t afraid of dyin’ but there’s one thing I can’t forget,
ain’t no one who’s gone over there, come back to talk to me about it yet…”

 

~ Memphis Slim ~

 

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THE LAST BUTTERFLY

 

“We are like butterflies who flutter
  for a day and think it is forever.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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WATCHING THE TREES DANCE

 

To see a world in a grain of sand, and a heaven in a wild flower,
hold infinity in the palm of your hand, an eternity in an hour.”

 

~ William Blake ~

 

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JAZZ

 

“You can play a shoestring if you’re sincere.”

 

~ John Coltrane ~

 

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NO ONE LISTENING

 

“It is the disease of not listening that I am troubled with.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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SWANSONG

 

“Far away in the west the sun was setting and the last glow
of all too fleeting day lingered lovingly on sea and strand…”

 

~ James Joyce ~

 

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THE PERFECT CRIME

 

“The heart was made to be broken.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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SUSPICIOUSLY SPREAD-EAGLED

 

“Well! I’ve often seen a cat without a grin,” thought Alice,
“but a grin without a cat! It’s the most curious thing I ever saw in my life!”

 

~ Lewis Carroll ~

 

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DEATH IS FOREVER

 

“Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.”

 

~ Hector Berlioz ~

 

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THESE THINGS TOO

 

“Yesterday is but today’s memory,
and tomorrow is today’s dream.”

 

~ Khalil Gibran ~

 

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AS ANOTHER DAY DAWNS

 

“Another day, a different dream perhaps.”

 

~ Alice Liddell ~

 

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VIS LIBRES ET MEURS

 

“Freedom and responsibility aren’t interconnected things.
They are the same thing.”

 

~ Harry Browne ~

 

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NO REGRETS

 

“One’s real life is often the life that one does not lead.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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TODAY WE SHINE

 

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on;
and our little life is rounded with a sleep.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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THE ROAD TO HELL

 

“What is hell? Hell is oneself. Hell is alone,
the other figures in it merely projections.”

 

~ T. S. Elliot ~

 

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FREE FALL FLOW

 

“Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating.”

 

~ William Hazlitt ~

 

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