“Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.” Audre Lorde
If poetry is a tool that has the power to transform lives, then no quote
“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.”― Rainer Maria Rilke
“Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.”― Novalis
Throughout this week, we are celebrating World Poetry Day here at Motivate.me and trying to catch up with as many of the different people that we work with who are involved in poetry. One of those people is Luke Durnell, who is joining us today to talk about all things
"If you cannot be a poet, be the poem."- David Carradine
By Claire Yarnley, reproduced by kind permission.
As we continue to celebrate World Poetry Day (21st March),we revisit an up close and candid conversation with Mark Eustice, an accomplished poet and an instrumental figure in the creation of what was to become Motiv8.me and the first author to be published by us. Mark sadly passed away on
"Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words." ~Edgar Allan Poe
Children screaming happy screams,
my sons enjoy the sun outside.
cuts through blinds - blind to what's
happening in the world.
The sourdough starter slowly rises with the sun,
but the real work is not yet done -
it's yet to become our daily bread -
that's when the magic truly happens.
For now, I sit
"Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility."~William Wordsworth