Inspirational Otter

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Spiritual Inspiration Poems by William Blake

Posted by on Sep 1, 2015

Enjoy these spiritual inspiration poems by William Blake (1757-1827). Spirituality is defined in many ways, but the idea of transcending the human condition–beyond the illusion of suffering–and to reach for the Divine is written about so eloquently by Blake. These three spiritual inspiration poems are from Blake’s work Songs of Innocence and Experience. Blake juxtaposes the two...

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Inspiration Poems for You to Read

Posted by on Sep 1, 2015

Read and share inspiration poems with the Inspirational Otter. Below is an excerpt from Rime of the Ancient Mariner. This is the part where the Mariner looks out into the ocean and where he had previously seen gross, slimy snakes and ugliness becomes illumined and sees the beauty of his seemingly bleak surroundings. This is the theme behind the Inspirational Otter website. From my prior jobs...

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Inspiration Poem Classic

Posted by on Sep 1, 2015

This inspiration poem by Rudyard Kipling is a classic. Whether reading it for the first time or the 100th, your day will be a bit brighter and more inspired for having done so. Here’s a little history and background on this inspiration poem to add to your enjoyment. Rudyard Kipling, (1865 – 1936), is the first English writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907....

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