I met a gentleman recently who really made me take a step back. During my childhood, I was taught to respect my elders. I respected them so much, in fact, that I refused to question the validity and quality of their words and actions. Not always the best of scenarios, though I can say that I
What pith. What sagacity. He would definitely be on my list of people to sit next to at a dinner party. Reality in our midst. All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts,
In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.
You assemble; I take apart. Your little plans crumble as soon as you turn your back, And yet you imagine yourselves To be very grand indeed. Just one of your lives takes the better part of a year To create and grow. Oh, how it delights me to see it take No more than
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Shocking red blossoms, brilliant greens, Azure oceans, tourmaline seas, Endless sands beckoning for miles, Siren’s call to sailor or saint, Achingly irresistible. Earth offers up its gentle warmth , Rising to meet Apollo’s rays, Enveloping created life in blistering waves, as lush greens, Cradle the feet in cool sweetness. Groundcover of discarded sheets,