For me, you are fresh water that falls from trees when

For me,
you are fresh water
that falls from trees
when it has stopped raining. For me,
you are cinnamon that lingers
on the tongue and gives
bitter words
sweetening.
For me, you are the scent of
violins and vision
of valleys
smiling.
And still,
for me, your loveliness never ends.
It traverses
the world
and finds its
way back to me.
Only
me.
— Kamand Kojouri

You Are an Inspiration Inspiring words of an inspirational

You Are an Inspiration
Inspiring words of an inspirational Mother to her child

Walk this journey without hesitation
Make a solemn declaration
Have solid determination
Until you reach your destination
This process has no clear definition
Therefore, you must take sound decisions
Remember the past has no revisions
Child, have a clear vision
That is what I envision
As a candid resolution
That you will be part of the solution
When you embark on the Great Commission
To accomplish the massive mission
Seek the right information
Celebrate your liberation
Fear no limitation
Pursue restoration
Surpass any expectation
Value your contribution
Can I have a confirmation?
Because you are an inspiration!
— Gift Gugu Mona, From My Mother’s Classroom: A Badge of Honour for a Remarkable Woman

Writing is…. being able to take something whole

Writing is…. being able to take something whole and fiercely alive that exists inside you in some unknowable combination of thought, feeling, physicality, and spirit, and to then store it like a genie in tense, tiny black symbols on a calm white page. If the wrong reader comes across the words, they will remain just words. But for the right readers, your vision blooms off the page and is absorbed into their minds like smoke, where it will re-form, whole and alive, fully adapted to its new environment.
— Mary Gaitskill

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