Hope; poem of the day

HOPEBy Emily Jane Bronte Hope was but a timid friend-She sat without my grated denWatching how my fate would tendEven as selfish-hearted men.She was cruel in her fear.Through the bars, one dreary day,I looked out to see her thereAnd she turned her face away!Like a false guard false watch keepingStill in strife she whispered peace;SheContinue reading “Hope; poem of the day”

If you forget me: poem of the day

IF YOU FORGET MEBy Pablo Neruda If You Forget MeI want you to knowone thing.You know how this is:if I lookat the crystal moon, at the red branchof the slow autumn at my window,if I touchnear the firethe impalpable ashor the wrinkled body of the log,everything carries me to you,as if everything that exists,aromas, light,Continue reading “If you forget me: poem of the day”

The year: poem of the day

THE YEARBy Ella Wheeler Wilcox What can be said in New Year rhymes,That’s not been said a thousand times? The new years come, the old years go,We know we dream, we dream we know. We rise up laughing with the light,We lie down weeping with the night. We hug the world until it stings,We curseContinue reading “The year: poem of the day”

Naughty little comet: poem of the day

A NAUGHTY LITTLE COMETBy Ella Wheeler Wilcox There was a little comet who lived near the Milky Way!She loved to wander out at night and jump about and play.The mother of the comet was a very good old star;She used to scold her reckless child for venturing out too far.She told her of the ogre,Continue reading “Naughty little comet: poem of the day”

How did you die?; an inspirational poem

Click here to subscribe to my channel HOW DID YOU DIE?BY EDMUND VANCE COOKEDid you tackle that trouble that came your wayWith a resolute heart and cheerful?Or hide your face from the light of dayWith a craven soul and fearful?Oh, a trouble’s a ton, or a trouble’s an ounce,Or a trouble is what you makeContinue reading “How did you die?; an inspirational poem”

Commandments: poem of the day

THE PARADOXICAL COMMANDMENTSBy Kent M. Keith People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.Succeed anyway. The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.Do good anyway. Honesty and franknessContinue reading “Commandments: poem of the day”

Oranges: Poem of the day

ORANGESBy Gary Soto The first time I walkedWith a girl, I was twelve,Cold, and weighted downWith two oranges in my jacket.December. Frost crackingBeneath my steps, my breathBefore me, then gone,As I walked towardHer house, the one whosePorch light burned yellowNight and day, in any weather.A dog barked at me, untilShe came out pullingAt her gloves,Continue reading “Oranges: Poem of the day”

When you are old: poem of the day

WHEN YOU ARE OLDBy William Butler Yeats When you are old and gray and full of sleep And nodding by the fire, take down this book, And slowly read, and dream of the soft look Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep; How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved yourContinue reading “When you are old: poem of the day”

I measure every grief: poem of the day

I measure every Grief I meet By Emily Dickinson I measure every Grief I meetWith narrow, probing, eyes – I wonder if It weighs like Mine – Or has an Easier size.I wonder if They bore it long – Or did it just begin – I could not tell the Date of Mine – ItContinue reading “I measure every grief: poem of the day”