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Comments about poetsDCG Roofing Company: "Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire." - William Butler Yeats
Sayed A Tabatabai, MD: “I balanced all, brought all to mind,
The years to come seemed waste of breath,
A waste of breath the years behind,
In balance with this life, this death.”
- Excerpt from “An Irish Airman Foresees His Death” by William Butler Yeats, 1918.
I must find balance.
They tell me. 1/
Michael Kenney: "I've had great ambitions and boundless dreams but so has the delivery boy or the seamstress...what distinguishes certain of us is our capacity for fulfilling them, or our destiny that they be fulfilled". -Fernando Pessoa
Solivagant: Make yourself into a well-guarded
Double self, letting no one who looks in
See more than a garden of who you are—
A Little Larger Than the Entire Universe
Samuel Dumas: "And if I have rocks on my way, I shall keep them all. Someday, I will build up my own castle…" -Fernando Pessoa
Interesting tidbit, according to some shakey information this castle was built to serve as a location…
megumi: I wasn’t meant for reality, but life came and found me.
Mustafa Hussain Shah: Ah, who will save me from existing? It is neither death nor life that I want: it's that other thing shining in the depths of longing, like a possible diamond in a pit one can't descend.”
John Goodby: Wondering how many Twitter accounts Fernando Pessoa would have needed.
chikuwa100q_bot: 71. Nothing happens/ unless first we dream. [Carl Sandburg]
Terry L. Kennedy: Carl Sandburg: His Life, His Poetry, His Cause
Quote bot: Nothing happens unless first we dream.
-- By Carl Sandburg
2L Kid :): “A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on.”
― Carl Sandburg
Terry L. Kennedy: Carl Sandburg "The People Yes" Poem animation |
FUTSAL SMKN 59: To be a good loser is to learn how to win. Carl Sandburg.
Terry L. Kennedy: President John F. Kennedy meets author and poet, Carl Sandburg |
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Births on this day in history
- 05/26/1963 - Simon Armitage - English poet
- 05/26/1799 - August Kopisch - German poet and painter (d. 1853)
Deaths on this day in history
- 05/26/1926 - Srečko Kosovel - Slovenian poet (b. 1904)
- 05/26/1648 - Vincent Voiture - French poet and author (b. 1597)
- 05/26/1536 - Francesco Berni - Italian poet (b. 1498)