Tag Archive: poetry

Aug 30 2010

Letting Go Of Hope

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It’s hard to think of hope as being a hindrance.  We’re taught from a young age to hold on to our hopes and our dreams no matter what happens in our lives.  While this may be generally good advice, there are times when holding on simply holds us back.   ‘inner demons’ by Drew Cusick The …

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Mar 20 2010

How To Use Love

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Love is a thing we’re always searching for, but when we find it, do we know how to use it to best effect?  When we’re giving it, how do we hope it will be used?  It’s odd to talk about “using” love, but no one wants to see love squandered or abused.  Here’s how to …

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Feb 14 2010

When in Doubt, Create Art

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I stumbled across yet another forgotten poem tonight while I was searching desperately for inspiration and debating whether or not to write about my college essay on nationalism and its relation to current world politics.  Yeah, thank goodness for the poem… A river of blood dapples my path; Scarlet flakes of fallen promise Cruelly wrenched …

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Jan 19 2010

Square Pegs, Round Holes

I found, in deleting my old and very embarrassing blog, a little poem I wrote in high school:  You say I’m blind.  But am I?The feelings might yet exist.But in the face of such denial,my hopes and dreamsdon’t stand a chance.With a heavy heart, I realize:My strongest weaponsto fight away the dark despairare insubstantial mists;ghosts …

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