when words are not there
To describe the water or fire
Poets magic weave one
Fill the void
And create such beauty divine.
Originally posted on Leftovers from Friday:
To whom it may concern,
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A. wonderful post on a wonderful world leader
Originally posted on Quartz:
Nelson Mandela, long time champion of the anti-apartheid movement and former president of South Africa, died today at the age of 95. He will be remembered for his unrelenting pursuit of racial equality and lifelong struggle against segregation and poverty, as well for his passionate belief in humanity. But he has also been known for his ability to motivate millions with his words. From his testimony given during the trials leading up to his imprisonment to the speech he gave upon his release 27 years later, and the countless addresses and speeches given thereafter, Mandela provided us with no dearth of inspiring thoughts. Below, a curation of some of the best Nelson Mandela quotes.
“I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark…
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Distance is never a distance
As of me
On every nucleous of each cell
Scripted your name
The beats of my heart stop to listen to your steps
The soft sun rays and the sweet breeze
Murmur the eternal music
My heart is filled with love
Like the sky has no limit
Unfathomable like the depth of an ocean
Like the nectar ,dropped to eternity.