Today we discuss a more personal topic; what words are inspiring us, be they in the form of poetry, prose, or wisdom from a quote.
Stuff we mention
The Amazing Story Generator by Jay Sachar from Chronicle Books,
It was her habit to build laughter out of inadequate materials.John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath
I weigh the stormNikita Gil, I Weigh
I weigh a thousand stories long
I weigh my mother’s fortitudeand my father’s eyes.
I weigh the way they look at me with pride
I weigh strength and fearless and the warrior within me.
I weigh all the trauma that made me see
that I have more galaxies inside me than tragedies.
We all weigh joys and darkness and goodness and sin
you see we are infinite within this skin we are in.
And when they ask you what you weigh you don’t need to look down at any scale.
Instead simply tell them the truth,
tell them how you weigh whole universes
and storms and scars and stories too.
Basically it’s like thisAmy Turn Sharp
if we make it through this
we can tell people in whispers
in loud shouts across rooms taverns staircases
that we are magic
we are stories come true.
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are still alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger for them.George Eliot
Not my circus, not my monkeysPolish saying (Nie mój cyrk, nie moje malpy)
Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.John Muir
May your choices reflect your hopes not your fears.Nelson Mandela
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Music: Carefree by Kevin MacLeod