A reminder for me and you…

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“We must focus on the beauty of the dance, while we still have the chance.  ~M

 

My quote today was inspired by the following quote.  Such powerful words always cause me to reflect upon my own life and its meaning.

This existence of ours is as transient as autumn clouds.
To watch the birth and death of beings is like looking at the movements of a dance.
A lifetime is like a flash of lightning in the sky,
rushing by, like a torrent down a steep mountain.

Gautama Buddha


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A poem’s meaning

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“A poem’s meaning is often lost among a slew of unimaginative eyes, for the true intent and heart of the poet is rarely discernible. And those who have the rare opportunity to discover the meaning of the poet’s incredulous words, are often deeply moved and sometimes even changed, by those delicately written sentiments, which often resonate and intermingle within the heart of the reader himself.” ~M


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#MidnightMadness – 5/15/2017

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Thought we were sort of due for another question and answer game tonight.  So…

If you could add one word to the dictionary, what would it be and what would it mean?

 

P.S.  I will choose one of the answers and write a poem about it tomorrow.  So think of a good one!  I can’t wait to see all of your responses.  ~M


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#MidnightMadness – 3/12/2017

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Who started the tradition of having cake on birthdays?  And what about the candles, do they hold special significance?  Were they originally placed there to ward off evil spirits?  Or have they simply always been there to represent the age of a person and give them the opportunity to make a wish.  ~M


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