Our own personal Eden – A Poem

All living are the real tillers in life’s internal garden; Gatekeepers and watchers of our own personal Eden. Rivers of survival flow out of experience’s tangled reeds, Flooding icy lakes of discomfort with wellsprings of ease. Floating oceans of hardship, loaded flagships in disguise Ferry the riches of adversity; earth’s unexpected prize. Hollow victories tauntContinue reading “Our own personal Eden – A Poem”

“The spring of love”

Born this day May 16, in 1788, Friedrich Ruckert. His poems influenced classical musicians, whose works are legendary. He inspired the likes of Brahms, Schubert, Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann, Mahler, Richard Strauss, Zemlinsky, Hindemith, Bartók, Berg, and Hugo Wolf. Although he was not world famous, over 120 musical pieces credited his poetic works as theContinue reading ““The spring of love””