Christmas quotes

Here are some funny quotes and famous quotations related to Christmas and the sayings that incorporate the spirit of Christmas in them: There is no ideal Christmas; only the one Christmas you decide to make as a reflection of your values, desires, affections, traditions. – Bill McKibben Christmas waves a magic wand over this world,… Read More

5 Poets On The Most Beautiful Word In The English Language

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder–or the ear of the listener–but when it comes to discerning the most beautiful words in the English language, there’s someobjectivity at play. Certain sounds make English speakers cringe; moist is a classic example. When said aloud, it can elicit not only irritation, but a negative physical reaction called word… Read More

Playing with the Moon

Poem: What Counsel Has the Hooded Moon by James Joyce (1882 – 1941 / Dublin / Ireland) Music: Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven played by Helene Grimaud     What counsel has the hooded moon Put in thy heart, my shyly sweet, Of Love in ancient plenilune, Glory and stars beneath his feet — – A… Read More

Clair de Lune – Promenade Sentimentale – The Moon by Emily Dickinson

The moon was but a chin of gold A night or two ago, And now she turns her perfect face Upon the world below. Her forehead is of amplest blond; Her cheek like beryl stone; Her eye unto the summer dew The likest I have known. Her lips of amber never part; But what must… Read More