Here’s an inspiring video from UNICEF of young people sharing a call to peace through poetry in Arabic, English, and other languages. (UNICEF, 26 Mar 2020) [Video Date: 26 Mar 2020. Posted: 30 Apr 2020.]
How A Poem Changed My Life A poem that has strongly influenced my life is “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost. Frost’s words inspired me early on to be a non-conformist, pursue the arts, be an innovator, become a writer, seek kindness, consider things deeply, embrace ‘feminist’ ideals, choose vegetarianism, and whether with politics,… Continue reading Two roads diverged in a wood… and I took both paths.
You may be searching for the poem or story by John Godfrey Saxe about the blind men and the elephant. It is below. It’s worth noting that a Jain version of the story says that six blind men were asked to determine what an elephant looked like by feeling different parts of the elephant’s body. The blind… Continue reading The Elephant Poem by Greg Johnson