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relatablesent: “She keeps listening to seas that love nothing but themselves,” — Gabriela Mistral, from Collected Poems & Prose; “A Pious Woman,”

ZeeshanJaanam: I write poetry because I can’t disobey the impulse; it would be like blocking a spring that surges up in my throat. For a long time I’ve been the servant of the song that comes, that appears and can’t be buried away... ― Gabriela Mistral

litloving: For a long time I looked at the petals of a rose. I touched them with delight; Gabriela Mistral

Born2TalkRadio: The word today is Sustenance. “That which you give to another will become your own Sustenance; if you light a lamp for another, your own way will be lit.” Nichiren. “You shall create beauty not to excite the senses, but to give Sustenance to the soul.” Gabriela Mistral.

ArielPoets: I have all that I lost and I go carrying my childhood like a favorite flower that perfumes my hand. —Gabriela Mistral

deepseatedd: Gabriela Mistral, tr. by Langston Hughes, from Selected Poems; “Quietness,”

amesegarees: Gabriela Mistral, tr. by Langston Hughes, from Selected Poems; “Quietness,”

passdechevall: Only Gabriela Mistral can judge me.

SouthwesternAU: “We are very grateful for the opportunity to present the Artiva workshop in Chile. Southwestern Adventist University Enactus students have had the pleasure of sharing in a cultural exchange and learning the beautiful story that Chilean crafts tell."

RLetours: "What if I had another name? Yes, I had two: the one that they really gave me (Lucila Godoy) and the one that I gave myself in a tricky way (Gabriela Mistral). And the new one killed me the old one: One in me I killed, I I didn't love her. "

LiteraryVienna: "I have all that I lost and I go carrying my childhood like a favorite flower that perfumes my hand." Gabriela Mistral

MacCocktail: "You shall create beauty not to excite the senses but to give sustenance to the soul." ― Gabriela Mistral (died this day, January 10, 1957)

DGlobes: My first each and every DSO picture, constructive criticism would be extremely useful.Labelled edition - Wherever it suggests keyhole nebula, must be Gabriela Mistral nebula. Stellarium was improper oops.DevicesDigicam:

nonahoodnews: It's time to feature another road in Laureate Park and the people who inspired the street names. This month, Nobel Notable of Laureate Park focuses on Mistral Drive, named after Gabriela Mistral, a poetess. Read all about her here:

ara_losangeles: Museo de la dignidad on Instagram - Chilean graffiti posted by Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral

docphiloshoper: The Rose by Gabriela Mistral.... The treasure at the heart of the rose is your own heart's treasure. Scatter it as the rose does: your pain becomes hers to measure. Scatter it in a song, or in one great love's desire. Do not resist the rose lest you burn in its fire.

cbsanbernardo: 10-6-1 CALLE GABRIELA MISTRAL / CALLE VICTOR PLAZA MAYORGA BX7

theologianne: 3 of 366 "Love that stammers, that stutters, is apt to be the love that loves best." - Gabriela Mistral 1945 Nobel Literature Prize Winner

historylvrsclub: Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet, educator and feminist. Check out for more pics:

streamofquotes: Love beauty; it is the shadow of God on the universe

4f345: Oh, what a lover the rose is and how beloved the thorn! As the double contour of two twin fruits, I have faithful bliss and the lost bliss…(Gabriela Mistral)

streamofquotes: Love beauty; it is the shadow of God on the universe

BooksDelSur: Do you know Frida Kahlo?Violeta Parra?Pablo Neruda?Gabriela Mistral?They are some of the amazing people from LatinAmerica that have written our books and/or have books written about them. Learn more about our books, people of LatinAmerica and culture here

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PoetryTrails: "I have sat down in the middle of the Earth, my love, in the middle of my life, to open my veins and my chest, to peel my skin like a pomegranate, and to break the ref mahogany of these bones that loved you." — Gabriela Mistral, 'The Abandoned Woman' from Madwomen

T_C____________: “You shall create beauty not to excite the senses but to give sustenance to the soul. ” Gabriela Mistral Eternal-Dream-Art

terriwindling: Today on Myth & Moor, I'm still thinking about the importance of beauty and art in difficult times. A woman is singing in the valley....

familyjapan: "For me, the Bible is the Book. I cannot see how anybody can live without it." ~Gabriela Mistral (Chilean poet, Nobel laureate in literature)

raj65025523: Gabriela Mistral ~ “I have a day. If I know how to take advantage, I have a treasure ”Another dawn; It is the celebration of a gift, an adventure, a mysterious journey. And it all starts again!

carylloper: Beauty... is the shadow of God on the universe ~ Gabriela Mistral

Poem of the day

The Rock Of Rubies, And The Quarry Of Pearls
 by Robert Herrick

Some ask'd me where the rubies grew,
And nothing I did say :
But with my finger pointed to
The lips of Julia.
Some ask'd how pearls did grow, and where ;
Then spoke I to my girl,
To part her lips, and show'd them there
The quarelets of Pearl.
...

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