Rumi – This is love: to fly…

This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to…


“This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.”
-Rumi

Willie Mays – In 1950, when the Giants…

In 1950, when the Giants signed me, they gave me $15,000. I bought a 1950…


“In 1950, when the Giants signed me, they gave me $15,000. I bought a 1950 Mercury. I couldn’t drive, but I had it in the parking lot there, and everybody that could drive would drive the car. So it was like a community thing.”
-Willie Mays

Lafcadio Hearn – It is true that short…

It is true that short forms of poetry have been cultivated in the Far East…


“It is true that short forms of poetry have been cultivated in the Far East more than in modern Europe but in all European literature short forms of poetry are to be found – indeed quite as short as anything in Japanese.”
-Lafcadio Hearn