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Poetry Day!

POETRY DAY IS INTERNATIOAL, there are readings here in France and I have no doubt there are others… Calling ALL scribes! This is a terrific opportunity for you to let your voice be heard, as Saturday, October 7th is RANDOM … Continue reading

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Terah shares her thoughts on Las Vegas

We woke on a Monday to news of our nation’s largest mass shooting in recent history The numbers towering that of Pulse nightclub and that one kindergarten class. You know the one. Blood on children’s books. Teachers diving to save … Continue reading

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Unreliable…?

Brennan DeFrisco Brennan DeFrisco is a poet, writer, spoken word artist & educator from the San Francisco Bay Area. He’s the author of A Heart With No Scars (Nomadic Press) and co-author of Exquisite Duet (Hermeneutic Chaos Press). He’s been … Continue reading

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History, learn or repeat it

“Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” – George Santayana (1863-1952) MARTIN NIEMOLLER (1892-1984)   A well known and respected Lutheran minister who made the choice to speak out against the foe, Adolf Hitler. He … Continue reading

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…To the left

Originally posted on poetry, photos and musings oh my!:
Despite the fact that I first published this here over three years ago, it seems imperative to reblog it now given current events in Virginia and elsewhere.  “This is the biggest…

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If you just smile…

                               “You’ll find that life is still worthwhile, if you just smile.”                             … Continue reading

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Old books: paper or ebook

“I do love secondhand books that open to the page some previous owner read oftenest. The day Hazlitt came he opened to “I hate to read new books,” and I hollered “Comrade” to whoever owned it before me.”     … Continue reading

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Be a cat

  “A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.”  – Ernest Hemingway    BE A CAT   We do not have nine Only one – allocated … Continue reading

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Silence

“Silence is a true friend who never betrays.”   – Confucius “True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.”  – William Penn “Music and silence combine … Continue reading

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Bleu

Bleu Cobalt As the tiny rivers Winding beneath Papery thin skin I watch as they have slowed But remember their faster pace                                     … Continue reading

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