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Posts tagged ‘American haiku’

“Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos” —Stephen Sondheim

“On the path of Love we are neither masters nor the owners of our lives. We are only a brush in the hand of the Master Painter” —Rumi

“I think art comes from some sense of discomfort with the world, some sense of not quite fitting with it” —Yann Martel

“In the beginning, there was noise. Noise begat rhythm, and rhythm begat everything else.” —Mickey Hart

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“And the sun took a step back, the leaves lulled themselves to sleep and autumn was awakened.” ―Raquel Franco

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“We’ve been trying to open the gates of communication between Havana and Miami through art… It doesn’t have anything to do with politics and is only an exchange of ideas” —Jorge M. Perez

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El Niño
Thawing El Norte
Breaking ice

I think that I’ve tried many times to get Cuba in my writings, especially Havana, which was once a great and fascinating city —Guillermo Cabrera Infante

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“I departed thence for Cuba, for by the signs the Indians made of its greatness, and of its gold and pearls, I thought that it must be Cipango” —Christopher Columbus

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No visa
No baggage to drag
Travel light

For centuries, Cuba’s greatest resource has been its people —Pico Iyer

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“Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks”—Plutarch

 

What sense peers
Into the darkness
Hears a light

Why should poetry have to make sense?—Charlie Chaplin

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“There’s no such thing as writer’s block. That was invented by people in California who couldn’t write”—Terry Pratchett

 

I write like I talk and I don’t get talker’s block—Seth Godin

Idle pen
Or empty ink well
Which came first

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