Don’t invite your end | Ralph Waldo Emerson

BIG-poetry2017-03Mar

 

Who leaves the pine-tree, leaves his friend,

Unnerves his strength, invites his end.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

 

This piece appeared in my 2017 New Year greetings post:

A host of twelve rhyming beauties green / For the months of two-thousand and seventeen

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/host-twelve-rhyming-beauties-green-months-seventeen-jayawardena

 

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Poetry is among the fertile points of the Wave Hypothesis for SUSTAINABILITY Engagement across boundaries

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A massacre of dreams | John Drinkwater

BIG-poetry2017-02Feb

 

When you defile the pleasant streams

And the wild bird’s abiding place,

You massacre a million dreams

And cast your spittle in God’s face.

John Drinkwater (1882-1937)

 

This piece appeared in my 2017 New Year greetings post:

A host of twelve rhyming beauties green / For the months of two-thousand and seventeen 

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/host-twelve-rhyming-beauties-green-months-seventeen-jayawardena

 

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#SUpoetry is part of The Sustainable University (SU) One-stop Shop | http://www.sustainableuni.kk5.org/

 

Poetry is among the fertile points of the Wave Hypothesis for SUSTAINABILITY Engagement across boundaries

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/wave-hypothesis-sustainability-engagement-across-asitha-jayawardena

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Golden daffodils | William Wordsworth

BIG-poetry2017-12Dec

 

I wandered lonely as a cloud

That floats on high o’er vales and hills,

When all at once I saw a crowd,

A host, of golden daffodils;

Beside the lake, beneath the trees,

Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

 

This piece appeared in my 2017 New Year greetings post:

A host of twelve rhyming beauties green / For the months of two-thousand and seventeen https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/host-twelve-rhyming-beauties-green-months-seventeen-jayawardena

 

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#SUpoetry is part of The Sustainable University (SU) One-stop Shop | http://www.sustainableuni.kk5.org/

 

Poetry is among the fertile points of the Wave Hypothesis for SUSTAINABILITY Engagement across boundaries https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/wave-hypothesis-sustainability-engagement-across-asitha-jayawardena

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