Be thankful for nights that turned into mornings,

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Stop being afraid of what could go wrong,
and start thinking of what could go right.
Better yet, think of everything that already is right.
Be thankful for nights that turned into mornings, friends
that turned into family, and past dreams and goals that turned into realities.
And use this positivity to fuel an even brighter tomorrow.

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Lê Vĩnh Tài | SAIGON IN LOCKDOWN (2/56)

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By Lê Vĩnh Tài, translated by Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

 

still a place to live

still space left to love

still space left to hate 

still space left to forgive

still space left to change

still space left to breath

still space left to believe

still space left to fall apart

 

just no space left in the hospital so we can be admitted


vẫn còn chỗ để sống

vẫn còn chỗ để yêu

vẫn còn chỗ để ghét

vẫn còn chỗ để tha thứ

vẫn còn chỗ để thay đổi

vẫn còn chỗ để thở

vẫn còn chỗ để tin

vẫn còn chỗ để đau buồn

 

chỉ không còn chỗ cho chúng ta nhập viện 

 

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Tonight I Can Write (The Saddest Lines) by Pablo Neruda

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Featured poems and spoken word poetry

Tonight I can write the saddest lines.

Write, for example, ‘The night is starry and the stars are blue and shiver in the distance.’

The night wind revolves in the sky and sings.

Tonight I can write the saddest lines.
I loved her, and sometimes she loved me too.

Through nights like this one I held her in my arms.
I kissed her again and again under the endless sky.

She loved me, sometimes I loved her too.
How could one not have loved her great still eyes.

Tonight I can write the saddest lines.
To think that I do not have her. To feel that I have lost her.

To hear the immense night, still more immense without her.
And the verse falls to the soul like dew to the pasture.

What does it matter that my love could not keep her.
The night is starry and she is…

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WritePhoto # Money

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Welcome to the weekly #writephoto prompt!

Money, money, money, Must be funny, In the rich man’s world!

What sort of things could you do if you had a little money? I can’t wait to find out.

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For visually challenged writers, the image shows lots of trays of British money from coppers to notes.

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Money makes the worlds go round

Heaps of coins, loads of money

We all are driven by the desire

To earn, save as much money as we can

But money cannot buy the most important things

Things that make living worthwhile for us

It cannot buy health or happiness

You cannot purchase peace of mind

Desire money that is just enough

To meet your needs and not much more

Give what is in excess to those in need

This works would be…

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Fandango Provocative Question- Internet or heating/ cooling

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Welcome once again to Fandango’s Provocative Question.

My provocative question for you this week is fairly lightweight and as bloggers all, I think I know how most of you will answer it. But be sure to focus on the “why” part in your response.

If you were forced to chose, would you rather live without the internet or live without air conditioning and heating? Why?

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I have read many responses to this question, and the majority of bloggers that I follow, opted to have a temperature-controlled environment in lieu of no internet.

My view is slightly different. I live in a warm country. The winters aren’t that long or that cold. The summers are very hot and quite long. We use air conditioning for at least six-seven months a year. So having air conditioning is a big blessing.

But having access…

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