Poem of the day
The Human Abstract
by William Blake
Pity would be no more,
If we did not make somebody Poor;
And Mercy no more could be.
If all were as happy as we;
And mutual fear brings peace;
Till the selfish loves increase.
Then Cruelty knits a snare,
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Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Comments about poetsTrue Quotation: All we need, really, is a change from a near frigid to a tropical attitude of mind. — David Herbert Lawrence
Jeroen: “I believe in the scientific evidence that exists”, António Pedro Machado has told Correio da Manhã, which says old people’s homes “have resorted to Ivermectin to ensure residents don’t develop the most serious forms of Covid-19”.
Ruiva ✨: • Anne de Avonlea
• Lucy Maud Montgomery
G-Tan Redmates Kim ᥫᩣ: We must have ideals and try to live up to them, even if we never quite succeed. Life would be a sorry business without them. With them it's grand and great.
-Lucy Maud Montgomery
TANRONCAL FOR RISE ARTIST
Emily Knight: There I shall become forever blessed,
There my burning eyelids will find rest,
And I’ll regain a gift I’ve lost—to weep.
- Anna Akhmatova
kit: I don't speak to anyone for a week. I just sit on a stone by the sea.
(sea is metaphorical and the week might just be a few days lol bec as a carat first and foremost I need to yell about gose publicly when we get it back-- but for now bye!!)
Ulrica Hume: Invisible, a sound almost like bells
[Evening Bells by Carlos Schwabe (1891)]
MASSOLIT: It gets even worse if you're not one of the 'big three'.
The tragedian Agathon was famous enough to appear as a character in both Plato's Symposium and Aristophanes' Thesmophoriazusae, but only fifty *lines* of his work survives.
david senastian: It is time for Aristophanes and Plautus to once again and rise against politics and woke philosophy of this degenerate biden and admin!
✁: where you are weaker and weaker than me
that’s a life you never imagined
➧ i am not a metaphor : aristophanes
Alexandra Fowler: Beatrix Potter, Scientist by Lindsay H. Metcalf
Twelvetrees Books: Off to Bedfordshire with Timmie Willie
Hari Nagarajan: 'No one who has been brought up on the works of Beatrix Potter can understand, much less appreciate, a bull-fight.'
H.V. MORTON A Stranger in Spain
Birdhouse Books: The Peter Rabbit and Friends Treasury by Beatrix Potter Hardcover Dustjacket
LizBGettingTheVaccine: Reread Little Women. It holds up. I do wonder what I would think if Jo March and Louisa May Alcott weren't so entwined. You can't not know it, and I loved the book before knowing. Review: Little Women
DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER JYOTHI PRAKASH NO MORE
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ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVIST JUDY LING WONG
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Births on this day in history
- 04/12/1952 - Gary Soto - American poet
- 04/12/1931 - Leonid Derbenyov - Russian poet and songwriter (d. 1995)
- 04/12/1929 - Mukhran Machavariani - Georgian poet and educator (d. 2010)
- 04/12/1907 - Zawgyi - Burmese poet
- 04/12/1851 - José Gautier Benítez - Puerto Rican soldier and poet (d. 1880)
Deaths on this day in history
- 04/12/2014 - Pierre Autin-Grenier - French author and poet (b. 1947)
- 04/12/2012 - Mohit Chattopadhyay - Indian poet and playwright (b. 1934)
- 04/12/1998 - Robert Ford - Canadian poet and diplomat (b. 1915)
- 04/12/1937 - Abdülhak Hâmid Tarhan - Turkish playwright and poet (b. 1852)
- 04/12/1782 - Metastasio - Italian-Austrian poet and composer (b. 1698)