Leonardo DiCaprio Puts Spotlight On Book About Climate Change, Helping Two Fairfield Girl Scouts
Two Girl Scouts from Fairfield, Connecticut are getting attention for their book on Climate Change after a boost from Actor Leonardo DiCaprio on Twitter. These two high school freshmen wrote and illustrated the book “Susie Speaks Up” which is about a young girl who learns about climate change as she travels the world.
A Poem| Your Love was a Firefly
As a child I dreamt of chasing fireflies. singing pastoral songs throughout the endless night,. sending a wink to the moon. I caught one when I was five. Crushed it tight, not to lose it.
Poem| A Lonely Woman and a River
Conext: Our quest to find meaning of life in this world is often disrupted by the icy grasp of absurdity. People who are sensitive to the absurd world can experience meaningless tragedies. This poem also explores the theme of loneliness. Recently, I read about a woman who died after jumping into a river. Through this poem, I want to express my sorrow for that woman.
Poem| A Dialogue with God
You are the embodiment of love. Since then, I have adored you most. Do you not hear the cry of the children who sleep on dirt floors?. — the dark and cold embrace of death. Or the landscape of poverty that swallowed his mother.
Poem| Hammer Your Words
Literature has always dealt with the theme of love and hate, both very powerful emotions. Within the context of war, love ultimately wins out. There is no religion without love, and it is more than a feeling. Spiritual love is at the heart of Christianity. Love is primarily characterized by God's love, neighbor's love, and stranger's love in Judaism. Islam describes two major forms of love. The first is divine love, and the other is human love. A Hindu's concept of love consists of five stages: Atma Prema, Bhakti, Maitri, Shringara, and Kama. A Buddhist views love in its four traditional forms. Upeksha, Karuna, Mudita, and Maitri. Pyare is defined in Sikhism as love of God and creation. A Sikh Guru vigorously promotes this virtue as one of five. I've written this poem to describe the power of love.
Opinion| War and Peace
Many years ago I was sitting in the reading room of Muhammad Khalid Akhtar, a renowned writer of Urdu literature in Pakistan, when I saw a heavy book that looked like a holy book. You know the holy books are mostly kept in home for the sake of keeping them. Out of curiosity, I took out the book from my friend’s bookshelf. I felt as if I was carrying a brick in my hand.