Illustrated by Claire Whipple.
“It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.”
― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince
This old chap is my grandfather, Hendrik. He was born in Bredevoort, Holland, the place where he also grew up. After school my grandfather became a marinier, serving in the US navy. He went on to Indonesia and served there at the frontline, collecting the wounded and the dead. I am quite proud of him. […]
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.Marie Curie (1867-1934) French Physicist Audio of the poem you can read as you scroll down Come, let me just hold you, FearYou may squeeze me, here hereWhen you’re sobbing it’s okayI’m here for you Life can be hard, […]
I found this poem by Ashleigh Young in SPORT 44 New Zealand New Writing 2016 Process All the friends we lost to self-improvement will come back to us oddly polished but otherwise the same. All of the decisions we make in the small hours, to leave, to stay will also be correct when we wake […]