May the coming New Year bring you joy, love and peace.
yuàn xīnnián wèi nín dàilàái kuàilè, yǒu’ài hé níngjìng.
what would bring you joy, love, or peace in the new year?
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“people fail to get along because they fear each other;
they fear each other because they don’t know each other;
they don’t know each other
because they have not communicated with each other.”
– dr. martin luther king, jr.
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silence on a hot summer night in ann arbor
“the most significant conversations of our lives occur in silence.”
-simon van boy
floating on the lake at midnight in the quiet air
“there is a budding tomorrow in midnight.”
– john keats
irish hills, michigan, usa – summer 2018
to the breezy rain
stormy waters rolling onto shore
and i’m soon to be
sleeping by a dock in the bay.
“water is the driving force of all nature.”
-leonardo da vinci
traverse bay, traverse city, michigan, usa – summer 2018
“on memorial day, i don’t want to only remember the combatants. there were also those who came out of the trenches as writers and poets, who started preaching peace, men and women who have made this world a kinder place to live”
— eric burdon, the animals
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