Edna Stewart · 0 pages
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“It's not the error in the book, it's the thought that counts.”
By Edna Stewart
Shakespeare, Robert Frost, Walt Whitman did it, why can't I?
The words of Horace, his laconic phrase. Does it amuse me or frighten me?
Does it rub salt in an old wound? Horace, Shakespeare, Robert Frost and Walt Whitman my loves,
we've all had a taste of the devils carpe of forbidden food.
My belly is full of mourning over life mishaps of should have's, missed pleasure, and why was I ever born?
The leaf falls from the trees from which it was born in and cascade down like a feather that tumbles and toil in the wind.
One gush! It blows away. It’s trampled, raked, burned and finally turns to ashes which fades away like the leaves of grass.
Did Horace get it right? Trust in nothing?
The shortness of Life is seventy years, Robert Frost and Whitman bared more, but Shakespeare did not.
Butterflies of Curiosities allures me more.
Man is mortal, the fruit is ripe. Seize more my darling!
Enjoy the day.”
thoughts. Are they not mine?
I think, I write, I type.
Thoughts. Are they wise?
Let truth be told in words, compiled together, create a page, a book.
Thoughts. Are they master piece?
Is it a prize winner?...An Alfred Nobel?
Thoughts. Are they not mine?
Gift of God?
they are not mine.”
“There are no Rules in Art . . .Only Creativity”
“..... As one looks with the beatiful eyes upon a soul . . Only God is perfect."
“As one looks with the beautiful eyes upon a soul . . . Only God is perfect”
“little birdy fly's away from the nest on its own and comes back with one twig and you invite it back in, it will bring more!”
“An allusion is something we refuse to see, but we see what we want to see....”
“Where would we be without the success of our mothers?”
“He hears false power in the preacher's voice, sees outsiders pretending. Old fool, he thinks, new fools are here to take your place.”
“Flynn’s reaction is electric, for all he only moves an inch, straightening, gazed fixed on the sky overhead. Though his eyes are on the clouds, I can’t help but watch his silhouette in the darkness. The way his mouth is set, the hope and determination there—the strength of his shoulders, the energy in the way he gazes skyward. The breeze stirs his hair, and I find myself transfixed.”
“A world of random soul mates would be a lonely one. Let’s hope that’s not what we live in.”
“We make our own choices in life. Our actions shape our lives and we alone are responsible for them.”
“The first six million years had been all fun and games.”
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