I Live Each Day As It Unfolds

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    To The Virgins, To Make Much Of Time

    To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time by Robert Herrick Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today Tomorrow will be dying. The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun, The higher he's a-getting, The sooner will his...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Jul 2, 2010

    A Song On The End Of The World

    A Song On the End of the World by Czeslaw Milosz Translated by Anthony Milosz On the day the world ends A bee circles a clover, A fisherman mends a glimmering net. Happy porpoises jump in the sea, By the rainspout young sparrows are playing And the snake is gold-skinned as...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD
    41-45, M
    Jul 2, 2010

    Archaic Torso Of Apollo

    Archaic Torso of Apollo by Rainer Maria Rilke Translated by Stephen Mitchell We cannot know his legendary head with eyes like ripening fruit. And yet his torso is still suffused with brilliance from inside, like a lamp, in which his gaze, now turned to low, gleams in all...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD
    41-45, M
    Jul 2, 2010

    Vitae Summa Brevis Spem Nos Vetat Incohare Longam

    Vitae Summa Brevis Spem Nos Vetat Incohare Longam The brief sum of life forbids us the hope of enduring long. – Horace They are not long, the weeping and the laughter, Love and desire and hate: I think they have no portion in us after We pass the gate. They are not...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jul 2, 2010

    We Live In Deeds, Not Years; In Thoughts, Not Breaths

    We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best. And he whose heart beats quickest lives the longest: Lives in one hour more...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD
    41-45, M
    Jul 2, 2010

    Live Blindly And Upon The Hour

    Live Blindly and Upon the Hour by Trumbull Stickney Live blindly and upon the hour. The Lord, Who was the Future, died full long ago. Knowledge which is the Past is folly. Go, Poor, child, and be not to thyself abhorred. Around thine earth sun-winged winds do blow And...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Jul 2, 2010

    Meaghan Awugah

    Live out each day like it might be your last Don't plan for the future, don't hide from the past Smile at strangers and you just might change a life Offer kisses and hugs even in pain and strife Don't count all your money, count all your friends Don't look to the dark side...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD
    41-45, M
    Jul 2, 2010

    Each sunrise start fresh

    and each sunset or moonset let that day fade away.
    faerieoglen faerieoglen
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 26, 2015

    This Is Important To Me.

      Living in the moment, Experiencing each moment that is given - Experiencing life..
    rockyj rockyj
    31-35, F
    Dec 12, 2010

    Another Song [are They Shadows That We See?]

    Another Song [Are they shadows that we see?] by Samuel Daniel Are they shadows that we see? And can shadows pleasure give? Pleasures only shadows be Cast by bodies we conceive, And are made the things we deem, In those figures which they seem. But...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jul 2, 2010

    A Psalm Of Life

    A Psalm of Life by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow What the Heart of the Young Man Said to the Psalmist Tell me not, in mournful numbers, "Life is but an empty dream!" For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jul 2, 2010
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