In the last years, Humans of New York has become a place to remind people of diversity and tolerance. The top responses to today’s post strike me.* Here is my translation of the speaker’s words (a more boring version): I cannot speak about all the Caucasians in the world, but from my experience all of the […]
by Wendy Cope At lunchtime I bought a huge orange— The size of it made us all laugh. I peeled it and shared it with Robert and Dave— They got quarters and I got a half.
This black Friday, I bought a dark blue sweater with a big red heart.
Give me your hand Make room for me to lead and follow you beyond this rage of poetry. Let others have the privacy of touching words and love of loss of love. For me Give me your hand ~ Maya Angelou
The Place Where You Get Off Outside the station, she stands with her child on the side of the street, taking pictures of cars. You think she’s insane. Until, one day, you notice that she’s taking pictures of the license plates of the cars her child gets into. Because you look. But you do not […]
Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) (Wikipedia) XXVIII (From The Gardener) Your questioning eyes are sad. They seek to know my meaning as the moon would fathom the sea. I have bared my life before your eyes from end to end, with nothing hidden or held back. That is why you know me not. If it were only […]
Hồng Nhung, one of the four coaches of The Voice of Vietnam 2013, gave 100% of her support to Cát Tường. Thus, the audience’s votes for the two contestants on her team in the semifinal live show, Cát Tường and Hà Linh, did not count. Cát Tường safely entered the finals. That decision is only one of the amazing […]
We are gifted.
There is another sky, Ever serene and fair, And there is another sunshine, Though it be darkness there; Never mind faded forests, Austin, Never mind silent fields— Here is a little forest, Whose leaf is ever green; Here is a brighter garden, Where not a frost has been; In its unfading flowers I hear the […]
Harold: Maude? Maude: Yeah? Harold: [pulls the stamped coin from the arcade out of his pocket] Here. Maude: A gift! [reads the engraving] Maude: “Harold loves Maude.”… and Maude loves Harold. This is the nicest gift I’ve received in years. [she throws the stamped coin into the water] Harold: [gasps, bemused] Maude: So I’ll always […]