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Arthur Vaso is a Canadian poet, born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. He has had his works published in local papers/magazines as well as on many Web sites. He has traveled extensively around the world, and writes about a wide variety of topics.
 


Faten AlHariri, artist, painter,humanitarian

Blog Posted:7/13/2020 3:01:00 AM

I had the pleasure of meeting in person the beautiful human Faten AlHariri, an artist painter running a non-governmental organization that supports Syrian children and youth who live in Jordan by teaching them art. No one should suffer the trauma of war or displacement, but especially not children.

Click here to see Poem and Richards amazing Photo!

 

It was wonderful to be able to relax, sit and talk and I only wish we had more time. It was by chance we met because of the Covid19 she was stranded in Canada for some time. With all the bad we hear on the news and internet how refreshing to see there is hope. Heroes I have learned don't wear capes and fly, they simply have hearts and care for others.

The link here will bring you to a poem I wrote in dedication for her, and also you will find a beautiful photo to go with it by none other than Richard Lamoureux. Yes he is not only a poet but an amazing photographer. ( and yes I will take credit for having discovered him LOL )

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Date: 7/31/2020 7:46:00 PM
Heartfelt and pleasing that you honor this wonderful humanitarian Arthur. Your poem brought a heartfelt response from me. I certainly can relate to the pain that is felt in this read. One of my writings The Hidden Truth reflects the consequence of war, especially how the children are affected. This one is a favorite for me Arthur and you recognizing this special human being brings credit to you my friend. Glad Richard was involved in this project. Take care my friend...
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Date: 7/19/2020 1:39:00 AM
the Poem is amazing and seeing pictures of those kids smiling warms my heart ! =)
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Date: 7/18/2020 1:49:00 PM
... I clicked .......... and found many amazing poems and pictures ... a wonderful theme in your blog, Arthur :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 7/17/2020 8:13:00 PM
Nice to read a positive story in these difficult times, oh and the children are very very sweet and adorable, xoxoxo peace and love.
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Date: 7/16/2020 3:31:00 PM
Wonderful drawings by the children.
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Date: 7/15/2020 9:50:00 PM
And this is why we call you “the bear”. Very nicely done, Art
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Date: 7/16/2020 1:04:00 AM
Thanks White Wolf! a true spirit!
Date: 7/15/2020 8:19:00 PM
Much beauty and heart, in both the poem, the photograph, (Richard <3) and your blog Arthur. I love the photographs of the children too. You have warmed my heart this evening, thank you. xomo
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Date: 7/16/2020 1:04:00 AM
Thank you so much, and yes, it warms my heart to know people care about the children!!!!
Date: 7/14/2020 11:55:00 PM
Very very beautiful, Arthur. I love everyone with a big heart
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Date: 7/16/2020 1:02:00 AM
Merci bien, Yvan, for those who do not know this is my friend, who started the project to print masks, bands, and visors to donate to hospitals here!
Date: 7/14/2020 12:18:00 AM
Wonderful blog about a woman who brings joy and hope to children who've lived through the ravages of war. So good of you to showcase her. Your poem is moving, Arthur. Thank you for reminding us of those less fortunate. Having lived through the civil war in Lebanon...I can relate and testify to the need tio hold on to dreams. Richard's photo is superb! He's captured beauty. Thanks for sharing.
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Date: 7/16/2020 1:03:00 AM
I love when many things converge into one, sometimes It even makes believe there is plan.
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Date: 7/15/2020 7:09:00 AM
Thanks Eileen, I’m pleased you like it. I took it on a walk with my Sweetie at Wood Lake in Lake Country. Hugs Rick.
Date: 7/13/2020 8:12:00 PM
It's a beautiful thing when two giving souls get together.
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Date: 7/15/2020 1:37:00 AM
Thanks Tim!!
Date: 7/13/2020 11:51:00 AM
what a moving poem and its so good of you to bring this to our attention through your website, congrats on the powerful poem and the well done to Rick - a man of many talents like yourself:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 7/15/2020 7:10:00 AM
Thanks Jan. ;0)
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Date: 7/15/2020 1:37:00 AM
I hope you are also doing well Jan and thank you, as you know this is a topic that is close to my heart.
Date: 7/13/2020 8:56:00 AM
It’s great that you used your web site to honour this extraordinary young woman. Your website is really well presented and visually pleasing. I can also see you put a lot of thought into your poem.
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Date: 7/15/2020 1:36:00 AM
Thanks Richard, I thought it was amazing that "Dandelion" in three different places came together at the same time!
Date: 7/13/2020 8:31:00 AM
You are kind Arthur. Thanks for the shout out.;0)
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