Category Archives: Poem of the Day

Poem of the Day: Si un día (If one day) by Gabriel García Márquez

If one day you want to cry, you call me: I don’t promise that I will make you laugh, but I can cry with you… If one day you manage to escape, don’t hesitate to call me: I don’t promise … Continue reading

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Inspirational Quotes to Help You Overcome a Creative Rut

My Modern Met‘s team has gathered some inspirational quotes from different 20th- and 21st-century creatives to remind you that creativity doesn’t end even if you have a lapse of inspiration. It’s up to you to move the ball forward and … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: A Little Happy Daughter Jennifer by CARMEL

A little happy daughter Jennifer! The children die without a fear of dying, Never ever gonna live forever, On the wings of love and soul undying. Travel through marine biology, Feel the sounds of Compton scattering. I write a lyrics … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking by Emily Dickinson

If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; If I can ease one life the aching, Or cool one pain, Or help one fainting robin Unto his nest again, I shall not live in … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: Caged Bird by Maya Angelou

The free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wings in the orange sun rays and dares to claim the sky. But a bird that stalks down his narrow … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: Mirror by Sylvia Plath

I am silver and exact. I have no preconceptions. What ever you see I swallow immediately Just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike. I am not cruel, only truthful— The eye of a little god, four-cornered. Most of … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: Where My Books Go by William Butler Yeats

All the words that I utter, And all the words that I write, Must spread out their wings untiring, And never rest in their flight, Till they come where your sad, sad heart is, And sing to you in the … Continue reading

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Skin deep – Looking Beyond the Tattoos

Photographer Steven Burton spent over 400 hours in Photoshop removing tattoos that covered former LA gang members. The emotional series, Skin Deep: Looking Beyond Tattoos, is to humanize a group of people who are stereotyped because of their tattoo-covered body. … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: A Smile To Remember by Charles Bukowski

we had goldfish and they circled around and around in the bowl on the table near the heavy drapes covering the picture window and my mother, always smiling, wanting us all to be happy, told me, ‘be happy Henry!’ and … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: As I Grew Older by Langston Hughes

It was a long time ago. I have almost forgotten my dream. But it was there then, In front of me, Bright like a sun— My dream. And then the wall rose, Rose slowly, Slowly, Between me and my dream. … Continue reading

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