Janine Ferguson's Romantic Incident at the Café, Some Valentine's Day Ideas, and F.L. Jewels' Whispers of My Heart
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"I am a forest, and a night of dark trees: but he who is not afraid of my darkness, will find banks full of roses under my cypresses." ―Friedrich Nietzsche
The philosopher's quote from his novel, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, is cited by author F.L. Jewels in her new Whispers of My Heart book of poetry. It's one of several prescient citations from the likes of Shakespeare, Rumi, Gibran, Marquez, and Anais Nin. Each quote prefaces one of Jewels' heartfelt poems, and several meditate on love -- about the fire of love, sharing in a collective love, and how darkness cannot hide love from the soul. But Jewels also warns not to dally when it comes to expressing one's love for another -- be it a relative, significant other or new love -- as her "Fight For Me" poem is prefaced by Buddha's quotation, "The trouble is, you think you have time..."
The thing is, he's right, time is ticking. And, given the fast approach of Cupid's arrows and Valentine's Day (February 14, just in case us forgetful
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