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Quotes and Poems

Quotes & Poems

Here are some examples of the quotes and poems used in our Monji Teabags.

Inspiration

A dash of inspiration to brighten your day

Life is short. Do stuff that matters.

Always laugh when you can. It’s cheap medicine -Lord Byron

Take rest; a field that is rested gives a bountiful crop. -Ovid

Find something that you love and do it every day.

    Booklovers

    Words that last the distance are meant to be savoured

    The pen is the tongue of the soul. -Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote

    Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life -Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet

    It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting -Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

    I must be content with being happier than I deserve. -Jane Austen, Persuasion


      Love

      Because you deserve romance, warmth and heart-singing joy

      night swimming | losing ourselves | in the darkness -Vanessa Proctor

      Saturday matinee | the love seat tilts | a little to the left -Vanessa Proctor

      country wedding | the path thick with | jacaranda blossom -Vanessa Proctor

      rose garden | the curve of her neck | as she inhales the scent -Vanessa Proctor


        New Parent

        Enjoy each and every tiny moment

        eyes closed | tightly wrapped | unborn again -Gregory Piko

        breakfast | throwing up | baby names –Gregory Piko

        I wake to check | you’re still breathing | first night home -Vanessa Proctor

        one breath | and then another | what life brings -Gregory Piko