Category Archives: Perception

comfortably numb

Originally posted on Short Poems and Other Nonsense:
i sink deep into my soul where the echoes turn to silence and the pain turns to numbness— and for a minute  i am  okay 

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Is it worth fighting for?

Before lighting the fireworks, think about what you are celebrating, what works, what doesn’t and at what price. Ask yourself, WHAT DO I STAND FOR? – “Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.”  … Continue reading

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Trouver-toi

“When one does not find one’s rest in oneself, it is useless to look for it elsewhere.”  – François de La Rochefoucauld “Men have looked away from themselves and at things so long that they have come to esteem the … Continue reading

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Tony tells it like no one can…

I’ve stopped looking at certain magazine articles about travel to places I’ve been because I will not likely go to any of those places again: Los Angeles, Columbus, Atlanta, Miami, Fargo. There’s no point in looking at travel brochures for … Continue reading

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Suit of armour

“Quiet people have the loudest minds.”  Stephen Hawking “Don’t underestimate me because I’m quiet. I know more than I say, think more than I speak and observe more than you know.”  Michaela Chung “Opinion is the lowest form of human … Continue reading

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Aristotle´s Nichomachean Ethics: “Three Types of Friendship” (Based on Utility, Pleasure and Goodness).-

Originally posted on ⚡️La Audacia de Aquiles⚡️:
♠Aristotle´s Nichomachean Ethics: “Three Types of Friendship” (Based on Utility, Pleasure and Goodness): _________________________________________________________________________________________________ In Book VIII of “The Nichomachean Ethics”, Aristotle makes reference to three kinds of friendship. 1) The first is…

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Scattering

Originally posted 19 May, 2012 “In one of those stars I shall be living. In one of them I shall be laughing. And so it will be as if all the stars were laughing, when you look at the sky … Continue reading

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Silver Poetry

honest lines draw across her skin but he can’t see with blood in his mouth transmission continues I read your code pegged loosely whipping in the breeze making sin out of nothing he stared at her from the cross remain … Continue reading

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ONE WOMAN’S VOICE

For all those reeling from the event that shook a nation. Thanks to The Boston Globe who printed it. ELIZABETH WARREN’S POST ELECTION SPEECH   Below are the prepared remarks by Senator Elizabeth Warren to the AFL-CIO Executive Council Thursday … Continue reading

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mirror mirror

If you are ever short of inspiration, I recommend a visit to Creative Bursts for a Writing challenge: One morning, your mirror starts talking to you. Write about this.       – Sandy Ackers at CREATIVE BURSTS: sandy@sandyackers.com * “It … Continue reading

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