It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in giving, but like the morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living. - F. Scott Fitzgerald. Positive, inspirational poems and quotes.
sophialorens: Elizabeth Taylor photographed by Gianni Bozzacchi , 1972. Gianni Bozzacchi took this photo with a Leica M2 that Elizabeth had just given him. Her scene in X, Y and Zee (1972) called for her to run off camera, and he caught this image from his vantage point backstage. Richard Burton was so taken by the shot that he was moved to compose a short poem about it.
Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) was an English poet, short-story writer, and novelist chiefly remembered for his celebration of British imperialism, tales and poems of British soldiers in India, and his tales for children. Kipling received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907.
In Flanders Fields by kruijffjes: In Flanders Fields is one of the most famous poems about World War I and was written by Canadien Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, a poet, physician, author, artist and soldier on May 3, 1915. #John_McCrae #Flanders_Field
Ursula LeGuin - As of 2013, Ursula K. Le Guin has published twenty-two novels, eleven volumes of short stories, four collections of essays, twelve books for children, six volumes of poetry and four of translation, and has received many awards: Hugo, Nebula, National Book Award, PEN-Malamud, etc. Her recent publications include the novel Lavinia, an essay collection, Cheek by Jowl, The Wild Girls, and Finding My Elegy, New and Selected Poems. Perhaps most famous for Tales from Earthsea.