Tag Archives: Jealousy

Daily Prompt – Belly

In Rumi’s pond, waded a pinkish flamingo Whose presence was as a belly dancer’s shadow The eye of Ra became its own perception of light As a sensuous beat flowed from the palace into the night Fatima dances while warding off … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Mallet

With our mental battle flags unfurled We debate what makes a better world What might it take to develop it? More than socialism’s empty mallet No matter what pretty and fanciful lies they drape They can never change mankind’s mindscape … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – Locksley Hall – Alfred Tennyson

Based on an Arabic work called Mu’allaqat, in 1835,  Lord Alfred Tennyson wrote himself a dramatic monologue in a set of 97 rhyming couplets.  It is a stream of consciousness work with it’s protagonist caught up in in an interior … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Love Makes the Happiness of Another Essential

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own…jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition.  The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, … Continue reading

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