Prose and Poetry

Poetry: Africa and Asia

“Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt,
and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.” 

                        ― Leonardo da Vinci

 “Poets have been mysteriously silent on the
subject of cheese.” 

   ― G.K. Chesterton

 “One ought, every day at least, to hear a little
song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and,
if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.” 

 ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We could go on and on…but the point is made. Poetry, like music and painting, exists in every culture, written by both women and men and in all the world’s languages.  Here we’ll look at some of the works from Japan, Vietnam, Africa and the Middle East.

​These are small samplings just to ignite your imagination — beautiful and penetrating looks at life around the world. All of these poems and many more can easily be found in anthologies with excellent translations. (For those not written in English).  Enjoy the world through poetry.

Are you enjoying AgnitusLife.com?
Give us a LIKE and SHARE With Your Friends Now!

Our Mission

Agnitus: (Latin) — Recognition, acknowledgement.

We are committed to the idea that those of us in our mature years have a long way to go. We have the resources of time and money — but also a sense of purpose. We still want to explore, pursue new paths, and create new adventures; we celebrate our lives rather than just muddle through them. Agnituslife.com strives to be a dynamic platform that provides information you won’t find anywhere else, and that will help you continue to expand your horizons.

Stay up to date at Agnitus Life

See all the latest on "Bringing Excellence and Excitement to life after 60"!

Copyright 2018 | Created by AgnitusLife.com | Powered by Fortyo5 Inc