Posted in Happy Thoughts, writing

Haiku # 3- “CRUSH”

HER:
He’s looking at me
I act as if I don’t know
But my heart beats loud

HIM:
I’m staring at her
She pretends not to notice
But I know she knows

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Date Written: July 21, 2016

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Posted in Personal, Random Happiness

Some Things I Love…

Hello Everyone! 🙂

No serious post or discussion about love from me today. Rather, I am just sharing with you some of my favorites. Check them out and maybe you’ll like them too! 🙂

3 BEAUTIFUL SONGS OF LOVE that I think should have had more exposure:

Quiet- Jason Mraz

Enough For YouJoshua Radin

Kiss MeEd Sheeran

MUST WATCH MOVIES ABOUT LOVE:

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Pride & PrejudicePride & Prejudice.JPG

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MY FAVORITE LOVE NOVELS with unexpected twists/endings:

Pop: The Fault in our Stars– John Green
Classic: Wuthering Heights– Emily Bronte

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MY FAVORITE LOVE POEMS:

Happy: Sonnet 29 by William Shakespeare

When, in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes,
I all alone beweep my outcast state,
And trouble deaf heaven with my bootless cries,
And look upon myself and curse my fate,
Wishing me like to one more rich in hope,
Featured like him, like him with friends possessed,
Desiring this man’s art and that man’s scope,
With what I most enjoy contented least;
Yet in these thoughts myself almost despising,
Haply I think on thee, and then my state,
(Like to the lark at break of day arising
From sullen earth) sings hymns at heaven’s gate;
For thy sweet love remembered such wealth brings
That then I scorn to change my state with kings.

Sad: When You Are Old by William Butler Yeats

When You Are Old
When you are old and grey and full of sleep,
And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
And slowly read, and dream of the soft look
Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep;

How many loved your moments of glad grace,
And loved your beauty with love false or true,
But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you,
And loved the sorrows of your changing face;

And bending down beside the glowing bars,
Murmur, a little sadly, how Love fled
And paced upon the mountains overhead
And hid his face amid a crowd of stars

THE THINGS I LOVE TO DO aside from Writing:

MY FAVORITE ROMANTIC MOVIE QUOTES:

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GREATEST ADVICE ON LOVE:

Love for Enemies (Luke 6:27-36, Bible)

27 “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. 29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. 30 Give to everyone who asks you, and if anyone takes what belongs to you, do not demand it back. 31 Do to others as you would have them do to you.

32 “If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners love those who love them. 33 And if you do good to those who are good to you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners do that. 34 And if you lend to those from whom you expect repayment, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, expecting to be repaid in full.35 But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked. 36 Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.

I hope you have enjoyed my lists. Let me know yours! 🙂

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NOTE: I do not take credit for the photos & videos used on this post. They are merely taken from the Internet.

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A Blog Worth Sharing #3- THAT GEEK THERE who writes

Hello Everyone! 🙂

I am really excited to share with you another blog that I’ve just recently discovered. I like that the Author can write poetry and sensible posts. I have enjoyed his fun blog and now I’m having a hard time choosing which among his posts I’m going to share with you today, and so I’ve decided to share 2 posts!

I’m sure that you’re going to love this Geek who writes after reading them. I recommend that you visit his blog because there’s more to enjoy there!

To That Geek There who writes…THANK YOU FOR WRITING! 🙂

 

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Blog Name: THAT GEEK THERE who writes
Posts Title: Don’t Fall In Love [Poem]
                      5 Times When You Can Definitely Say “My Mom Is The Best”


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Posted in Happy Thoughts, writing

Haiku # 1- RAIN

RAIN

It’s pouring outside

My girl drinks hot chocolate

The plants dance with joy!

Haiku is “a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five, traditionally evoking images of the natural world.”

It is fun to write, a great stress-reliever, and it exercises the creative side of our brain.

In case you are wondering, yes, I wrote the poem above! I was inspired to write one after reading a post called “575 Haiku Place” from Zen and the Art of Everyday Living

If you want to enjoy reading more Haiku, I recommend you visit 575 Haiku Place

Try it out and let me know how it goes. 🙂

Thank you Richard for letting me share this.

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Date Written: July 05,2016