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Ono no Komachi. Very little is known about this Japanese poetess, and most of it is legendary.
She lived around 850 C.E. (b. 834?) During the Heian period. The story about her is that she was a woman of unparallelled beauty in her youth and enjoyed the attention of many suitors. She was, however, haughty and cruel, breaking many hearts. What is certain about her, however, is that she was a major poet. I have sometimes commented on certain poems because the variations in translation are bewildering --- often changing the meaning of the original completely. KKS:1030 (Miscellaneous Forms) On such a night as this When no moon lights your way to me, I wake, my passion blazing, My breast a fire raging, exploding flame While within me my heart chars.
KKS:113, OHI:9 (Spring) The flowers withered Their color faded away While meaninglessly I spent my days in the world And the long rains were falling. KKS:797 (Love) A thing which fades With no outward sign Is the flower Of the heart of man In this world! You Know You Want Sexy Abs! The next month or two of work on Xanga 2.0 is going to be busy, so I wanted to share with everyone a roadmap of how we’re thinking about things! We’re dividing the work on this project into four basic phases. Phase 1. Data migration As described here, we’ve imported over every account that we have on Xanga over to the new system so that anyone who could sign into Xanga can still sign into Xanga 2.0. (Try it here!) Finally and most important of all, we’ve imported over 2 million blogs from the old system. . * We’ve archived the blogs of the hundreds of thousands of blogs where the user has logged in in the past 5 years and has at least two subscribers. * We did an additional set of archives for 200k users who had logged in the past year and had at least 10 blogs. * We’ve also archived the blogs of every single user that’s ever been premium at any point in the past… And of course, a lot of you guys archived your own blogs using the old Xanga archive generator.
Phase 2. Phase 3. Phase 4. The Aurora. Girls vs Boys. Sara Teasdale, "The Look" INCREDIBOX. 25 Crazy Facts About Sleep. Why do you sleep?
Okay we know, it sounds like a pretty dumb question with a fairly obvious answer, but the truth is that scientists have not yet been able to fully figure it out. In fact, it probably should have been on our list of the 25 biggest mysteries of history. Over the last several decades though, using modern technology, researchers have been able to measure brain waves and find out a little bit about what is going on in our heads at night. It’s thanks to these trailblazers that we can bring you 25 crazy facts about sleep. About David Pegg After helping found the United Nations, the United States, and United Airlines, David consigned himself to a transient life of writing lists and sleeping on park benches.
25 Incredible Optical Illusions. Things aren’t always the way they appear.
Although our mind is constantly trying to make sense of the world around us it can sometimes get a little out of control and make us start to see things…literally. While, some of the optical illusions on our list are relatively famous, others are a bit more obscure but all of them give us a glimpse into our amazingly complex minds. There is no magic involved, no strings attached, its all in your head. Here we go. About David Pegg After helping found the United Nations, the United States, and United Airlines, David consigned himself to a transient life of writing lists and sleeping on park benches. Animal Misconceptions Clarified. Hand drawings, made using a pencil. Creating a real-life particle animation. 15 Chic and Creative Ways to Tie a Scarf.
How to tie a half-bow scarf To tie the half-bow scarf, you should first loop the scarf around your neck and tie once– like the first step of tying your shoelaces.
Then, take one side of the scarf and make a one loop, as if you were only tying one side of the bow on your shoes. Take the longer section of the scarf and wrap it in front and then behind the entire scarf, next to your neck. Fluff the loop afterwards to taste. This is a variation on this half-bow scarf tutorial. How to tie a scarf bow Wrap the scarf around your neck and make sure both ends are even. How to braid a scarf Although it looks complicated, this scarf style is easy to tie. How to tie the scarf rosette belt Wrap a longer scarf around your waist and then twist it until the scarf starts to curl around itself.
How to tie a layered knot Start by putting the scarf around your neck so that the ends hang in back. How to tie a simple slip knot Double up your scarf and wrap it around the back of your neck. How to tie a knot row. To Do List. 10 beautiful sacred spots. Mount Parnassus (Photo: age fotostock / SuperStock) When we modern folks visit a beautiful natural site, the experience may evoke a sense of peace, a feeling of awe, or just the need to snap a million photos.
If you'd like to see your images on Yahoo! Travel, join now and submit your own! For our ancient forebears, though, these places were so much more. Throughout history, civilizations all over the globe have attached spiritual or religious importance to natural spots that played key roles in their respective cultures. From the mythological homes of powerhouse gods like Zeus and Shiva to the serene spot where the mortal Buddha achieved enlightenment, these are the places of legends. Mount Parnassus, Greece Towering above Delphi in central Greece, this limestone mountain looms large in Greek mythology. The three Corycian Nymphs, each of whom was romanced by a major god, were born of springs located on Parnassus, and the mountain was also the setting for many minor myths.
Mount Sinai, Egypt. DeviantART muro. The Beatles Player. How To Build A Fireball You Can Hold Video. Your Daily Life in GIFs (1.23.12. Good news, everyone…Your Daily Life in GIFs has been upgraded to WEEKLY STATUS!
Yep, so come back every Monday for even more totally relatable moments… (also: if you want to share a specific one, just click the image and you’ll be taken to a single-pic page) When your favorite TV series ends: When you see someone leave the restroom without washing his/her hands: When someone catches you in a lie: When you start to tell a story, but then realize no one is listening: When battle music plays in a game, but you can’t find the enemy: When you can’t draw a picture the way you imagined it: When a website recommends a user name for you: When a sexy song comes on and no one is around: When your phone rings and you suddenly turn into an athlete to get it: When someone is washing the dishes and you slowly put another plate in the sink: When your pizza is ready: When you’re walking downstairs and you miss one: When you finish a level of Angry Birds and still have a bird left over: When you meet someone new:
How to Draw a Mandala: Learn How to Draw Mandalas for Spiritual Enrichment and Creative Enjoyment.