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Jacaranda 2020 – Haiku – FOTD Challenge, 26 November

~ I finally managed to walk up to the Jacaranda in my street before the end of November Splendour. ~ The blue carpet on the footpath… ~ and in the gutter announces the end of the Jacaranda season is approaching. … Continue reading

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Happy Easter! – Haiku – FOTD Challenge

❤ It was a glorious, sunny Easter Sunday in Sydney, Australia. Although the nasty Corona virus forces us to stay at home, stepping out into the garden was such a privilege. There wasn’t a single cloud in the sky. I … Continue reading

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My Heart Goes Out to Christchurch in New Zealand

❤ This post is dedicated to the victims of the horrific massacres in two Christchurch mosques on Friday 15 March. A right-wing extremist filled with hate cut short the lives of many innocent, peaceful people. My sincere condolences to the … Continue reading

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Mary is the name on all our lips today (Mary Oliver)

Originally posted on benitakape:
On the Loss of a Poet who said: “the tree is my sister”                         Mary Oliver ? Mary is the name on all our lips today; those who love nature, those who love poetry, ? geese…

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The Happiest Day of My Childhood

Originally posted on Irina's Poetry Corner:
Today is 13 July. On this day 69 years ago, my dear father came home from a POW camp in Germany. I’m not superstitious in general, but that day was Friday 13 and…

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A Short Analysis of Emily Brontë’s ‘Love and Friendship’

Of Love and Friendship by Emily Brontë Interesting Literature When she died in 1848, aged just 30, Emily Brontë had written just one novel, Wuthering Heights. Of course, that novel was a classic and remains one of the most popular … Continue reading

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Anzac Biscuits – Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh

Originally posted on Irina's Poetry Corner:
2015 is the ANZAC Centenary year, so I’ve chosen for this post fresh, crunchy, delicious and nutritious ANZAC Biscuits, sent by mothers, sisters, wives and sweethearts to soldiers in WWI. They were all…

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Australia Day 26 January 2017!

Originally posted on Irina's Poetry Corner:
~ I wrote this poem in 2013, I think, and my Facebook friend Ag Nes created this digital photo. * Citizenship ceremonies will be held all over Australia today. People will celebrate in…

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Your First Love Should Be: Yourself

Originally posted on whatcherylsaid…:
We’re so busy waiting for someone to love us that we’ve forgotten about the one person we need to love first—ourselves. The most important decision of your life, the one that will affect every other decision…

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Martin Luther King, Jr. – Quotes

Originally posted on whatcherylsaid…:
We must accept infinite disappointment but never lose infinite hope. Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot…

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