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There Will Come Soft Rains

There will come soft rains and the smell of the ground, And swallows circling with their shimmering sound; And frogs in the pools singing at night, And wild plum trees in tremulous white, Robins will wear their feathery fire Whistling … Continue reading

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Bookstore Bliss

Bookstores are my favourite stores! Unfortunately, they are a species in extinction, due the raging e-commerce. Private little bookstores, run by amazingly well-read and well-informed book specialists are hardly to be found anymore, but OK, a big Waterstones is not … Continue reading

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Fall in Love

Close your eyes Fall in Love Stay there. Rumi You can interpret this lovely verse by Rumi (Jalal al-din Rumi, 1207-1273) as a romantic love poem, but I see it in a much wider context, as falling in love with … Continue reading

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Living a Poetic Life

What does it mean to live a poetic life? For me it means to live in full awareness, with all senses open; being filled with warmth, love and light. Approaching life that way I see and feel beauty everywhere – … Continue reading

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The Inner Judge vs The Fairy Godmother

One of the things I wanted to explore and develop during my sabbatical was Writing. As long as I remember I’ve had this urge to write, showing in letters, long essays at school, little notes all over the place…. but … Continue reading

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