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Quote of the Day

“A poet’s job is not to write about love. A poet’s job is not to write about flowers. A poet must write about the plight and pain of the people.” MATIULLAH TURAB, a poet in Afghanistan who is critical of both the government and the Taliban. Quotation of the Day …

Quote of the Day

“I love soccer, but we need schools.” EVALDIR CARDOSO, a fireman who showed up to a protest in São Paulo, Brazil, denouncing the government for spending so much to build stadiums for the World Cup and the Olympics. Quotation of the Day for Wednesday, June 19, 2013 –

If You Forget Me – Poem by Pablo Neruda

I want you to know one thing.You know how this is: if I look at the crystal moon, at the red branch of the slow autumn at my window, if I touch near the fire the impalpable ash or the wrinkled body of the log, everything carries me to you, …