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Elizabeth Scupham
Atlanta, Georgia USA
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Interests: # 12 seconds ago (88 notes) #quotes #Ramana Maharshi "It is all only a great game of pretending." --Ramana Maharshi
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* Tonight No Poetry Will Serve by Adrienne Rich Saw you walking barefoot taking a long look at the new moon’s eyelid later spread sleep-fallen, naked in your dark hair asleep but not oblivious of the unslept unsleeping elsewhere Tonight I think no poetry will serve Syntax of rendition: verb... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2017 at The Essence of Life
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“Joy” by Denise Levertov: You must love the crust of the earth on which you dwell. You must be able to extract nutriment out of a sandheap. You must have so good an appetite as this, else you will live in vain. — Thoreau Joy, the ‘well … joyfulness of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2017 at The Essence of Life
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Anthology From THE HISTORY OF LOVE by Nicole Krauss MY BROTHER THE MESSIAH "I want to tell you a secret, " he whispered. "Because it's your birthday." "What?" "First you have to promise to believe me." "OK." "Say 'I promise.' " "I promise." He took a deep breath. "I think... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 6, 2017 at The Essence of Life
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"To study and at times practice what one has learned, is that not a pleasure?" -- Confucius THE FEAR OF THE FUTURE AND THE HABIT OF WORRYING from a longer post at Alive on All Channels "If we observe ourselves when we are worrying, we may see that what we... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2010 at The Essence of Life
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Bob's.story.ii.#18 A picture from within a very simple picture -- not that simplicity is always the answer. It is necessary that some things grow complicated and various, although the roots are simple. Beginnings are within us. There, they had best be simple figures in quick sure strokes. from: wood s... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2010 at The Essence of Life
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Poem For Sunday 10 Oct 2010 10:25 am "The Litany Of Disparagement" by Dick Allen appeared in The Atlantic in January of 1997: I drove, but I didn't turn. I spoke, but I didn't learn. I warmed, but I didn't burn. Pray for me now and then. Cards held too... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 10, 2010 at The Essence of Life
"One hearing aid was ... found, as were a leather whip, a live rabbit, a tuba, a ship in a bottle, 1,450 items of clothing, 770 identity cards, 420 wallets, 366 keys, 330 bags and 320 pairs of glasses, 90 cameras and 90 items of jewellery and watches." via andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 10, 2010 at The Essence of Life
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