Poem: Walt Whitman, Miracles

“As for me, I know nothing else but miracles, Whether I walk the streets of Manhattan, Or dart my sight over the roofs of houses toward the sky, Or wade with naked feet along the beach just in the edge of the water, Or stand under the trees in the woods, Or talk by day […]

Poem: Amy Lowell, Lilacs

“Lilacs, False Blue, White, Purple, Colour of lilac, Your great puffs of flowers Are everywhere in this my New England … Lilacs in dooryards Holding quiet conversation with an early moon; Lilacs watching a deserted house; … Lilacs, wind-beaten, staggering under a lopsided shock of bloom, You are everywhere.” – Amy Lowell

Chinua Achebe Quote

“The white man is very clever. He came quietly and peaceably with his religion. We were amused at his foolishness and allowed him to stay. Now he has won our brothers, and our clan can no longer act like one. He has put a knife on the things that held us together and we have […]