Category Archives: Humor

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“Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.” – E.L. Doctorow “I get intrigued by a first line and I write … Continue reading

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Not guilty

Originally posted March 2012 “No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.” —George Bernard Shaw … Continue reading

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Today’s plan of attack!

“Hold fast to dreams for when dreams go life is a barren field frozen with snow.”   –  Langston Hughes “And so we remained till the red of the dawn began to fall through the snow gloom. I was desolate … Continue reading

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Wanted: lost poem

Today I will not open with a quote or quotes. Today I offer the results of a challenge by my friend Kath Unsworth over at Minuscule Moments. Kath is a very talented artist and after reading my last post here, challenged … Continue reading

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Imagination and a pile of junk

“To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.” – Thomas A. Edison imagination and a pile of junk The junk lies all around me But does it fit in my poem? There are several stacks of … Continue reading

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mon voisin aime me taquiner / my neighbour likes to tease me

“For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn.”   –  Jane Austen   “Listen, you only tease the ones you love.”   –  John Boehner   “I have an intense dislike … Continue reading

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lumière du soleil

“I desperately want to see the day today and do the best I can not to miss a shred of sunlight. It’ll be over before I know it.”   –  Mandy Patinkin   “If I had to choose a religion, the … Continue reading

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A quote, books and an author…

“Whereas story is processed in the mind in a straightforward manner, poetry bypasses the rational thought and goes straight to the limbic system and lights up like a bushfire. It’s the crack cocaine of the literary world.” Jasper Fforde  – … Continue reading

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La pomme

“It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple is connected with that of man.”   –  Henry David Thoreau “With an apple I will astonish Paris.”   –  Paul Cèzanne “And there never was an apple, in Adam’s opinion, that … Continue reading

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Salon de thé à Narbonne

“So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all the questions for the time being.”  –  Franz Kafka “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier … Continue reading

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