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Words For The Weekend (The Poetry Edition. Plus Gus, Johnny, Shel and Nina), Volume 38

This is the latest installment of quotes and words that move me for the weekend of 6/8/13 (Volume 38). I hope you enjoy them too. Feel free to share your favorite quotes, poems or videos in the comments. This week is a selection of poetry (musical and written) that I’ve been wanting to share for a while. A tad lengthy, but I’m making up for the last two reposts. * […]

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Words For The Weekend (“The new years come, the old years go”), Volume 23

This is the latest installment of quotes and words that move me for the weekend of 12/29/12 (Volume 23). I hope you enjoy them too. I am currently enjoying a “mini-hiatus” from blogging, so this weekend’s quotes are reposted from Volume 5–one of the most viewed editions. I’ve also included a couple of poems to ring in the new year. I wish you all a safe and joyful New Year! […]

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The Lingering Voice of Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein is one of my all time favorite writers. His book “The Giving Tree,” a gift from my aunt when I was just learning to read, taught me about unconditional love (though now it seems a great book on codependency.) His book “The Missing Piece Meets The Big O” taught me that no other person can complete you, only complement and accompany you. And his books “Where The Sidewalk […]

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Words For The Weekend (And a Poem on Growth by Shel Silverstein) Volume V

This is the latest installment of quotes and words that move me for the weekend of 8/18/12 (Volume V). I hope you enjoy them too. ~~~~~ Have no fear for giving in, Have no fear for giving over, You better know that in the end, It’s better to say too much, Than to never say what you need to say again… Even if your hands are shaking, And your faith is broken, Even as the […]

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