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blurred reflection by dhmccarty . . i whistled past graveyards and jaywalked city streets puffing my chest and airing my digital salute . “i’m walking here i’m walking here” . i cringe at my ...
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Lincoln55 8 MI June 18 Jun 18 00 comments
Every year in June for a quite a few years, various friends and family members would rent a cabin or two at a small state forest near here and get away from it all for a while. With no phone, no TV, and no air-conditioning, we'd play cards, go ...
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tnorman1236 9 WV June 18 Jun 18 33 comments
The Lodge: A Poem On Two Detroits By Mike Ellison Some people think The D is all about the Big 3 Some think it’s the ruin porn reporters often implore you to see Some believe it’s a phoenix rising from the ashes And still, others ...
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Lincoln55 8 MI June 18 Jun 18 11 comment
Link Exchange For allowing me to post a link to my blog on Wordsmith I shall most cheerfully add Wordsmith link to my blog [bydonaldharryroberts.blogspot.com]
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DonaldHRoberts 7 Canada June 17 Jun 17 11 comment
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RedneckProfessor 7 NC June 15 Jun 15 00 comments
Everything Falls Stones are sleeping beneath the soil that once knew the light of day saw the farmers at their toil and saw them as they passed away. Bones are here within the earth that once did walk about and run; were straight and strong ...
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tnorman1236 9 WV June 15 Jun 15 33 comments
In the rain When the clouds are stealing light And the darkness fills the scene And the famous silver side Can nowhere to be seen And you look through crying window With your lovely longing eyes Aching for some sunlight From the dark ...
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beerhungry 7 UK June 15 Jun 15 11 comment
Kelajakka Visions into the Future
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DonaldHRoberts 7 Canada June 14 Jun 14 00 comments
LINK Legendary Cellist Pablo Casals, at Age 93, on Creative Vitality and How Working with Love Prolongs Your Life – Brain Pickings
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tnorman1236 9 WV June 13 Jun 13 11 comment
The Keep Round a curve between Cambridge and Canton, a hillside draws my attention on every trip, reminds me of the English countryside. Almost expect a castle to appear at the top, a hunting party, led by Henry VIII, returning home to an ...
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ProudMerrie 8 WV June 11 Jun 11 11 comment
I don't talk to the wind I never talk to the wind Its breath is too deep for my hand Its tears are too many to sing Its all too much to understand I take some of it in my lungs Not much only a little bit I'm afraid that anything more Can ...
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beerhungry 7 UK June 10 Jun 10 22 comments
No Name I return to my doodles my little book of private nonsense. Notes and scraps. Not fleshed out enough to be a world, not wide enough, not deep enough; tentative sketches, a line here or there, most with some private meaning. And some ...
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tnorman1236 9 WV June 9 Jun 9 55 comments
I heard a sound I heard a sound And I don't know what it was It didn't sound like anything Significant So I didn't go to see Where the sound was from I just carried on with my things As the time went The sound settled in my mind ...
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beerhungry 7 UK June 6 Jun 6 22 comments
The Spring Up the holler there’s a little creek that tumbles down over a rock-cliff and it’s worn out a little bowl in the sandstone that if you can stand the splashin’ you can get a drink from. ‘Course, you either got to lay down on ...
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tnorman1236 9 WV June 4 Jun 4 22 comments
Missing My Baby By DHMcCarty I liked living in the country getting up early and working until  the sun went down. . Eating food that I  grew on   rich freshly tilled sandy loam that I held the mortgage on. . I liked feeding...
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Lincoln55 8 MI June 4 Jun 4 33 comments
Oh most definitely.
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ProudMerrie 8 WV June 3 Jun 3 44 comments
Grown up man People keep asking where is my joy Something about me has a bit changed Somebody's broken my little toy Now I am an adult a grownup man I stare at the TV it isn't turned on Don't care about shows and films any more No ...
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beerhungry 7 UK June 2 Jun 2 22 comments
In Scotland Loch Ness holds a famous monster that is well known. Less famous is Loch Morar about fifty Miles from Loch Ness. Loch Morar lies in the land of the MacDonald Clan. A monster called Morag is said to live in the depths of the loch. When ...
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Fretherne1 6 Czech Republic June 1 Jun 1 22 comments
Tame time Want better future For which to climb Want to live smoother Some fame time 'Got some strategies Some bells still chime 'Got to start with these It's game time Then you fail again To find the rhyme You deal with the pain...
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beerhungry 7 UK June 1 Jun 1 11 comment
Moving On Start small then grow— see where the leading stem winds. If it should cross the trail of a song or burrow into shadow or follow the sun across the sky, all these are what you want what you need, what you can’t avoid. Follow ...
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tnorman1236 9 WV May 28 May 28 44 comments
I wrote about this incident in the past. This is a different take. It is 99% true. 'BONAFIDE DUMBASSERY' By DHMcCarty 05/19 Sydney was from a South Carolina mill town. A genuine lint head from Simpsonville. She was Hellfire on wheels....
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Lincoln55 8 MI May 27 May 27 22 comments
A Goddess in the Corn Barley bows its golden head after fifty tickly dawns Though it's a very spiky bed between the prickly awns Monika just smiles but begins the magic spell So barley brews into good beer and all ends well [agnostic.com]...
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Fretherne1 6 Czech Republic May 26 May 26 33 comments
INTO THE MAW I eat. Lots. But that is not what this is all about. It is all about what I eat. I am a carnivore, a hunter-gatherer. I absolutely detest store bought meat. It is never fresh and has a metallic taste to it. I hunt at night and choose ...
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DonaldHRoberts 7 Canada May 25 May 25 22 comments
EMBRACE THE LIGHT BY DONALD HARRY ROBERTS “No, my friend. There is nothing in it that you don’t already know. The problem is you have not allowed yourself to see the whole picture, only those parts that are easiest to see and touch. But if ...
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DonaldHRoberts 7 Canada May 23 May 23 22 comments
The Carnival The music stirs up the room And turns the guests into blizzard They spiral around the fumes The notes and the rhythm they've heard Witches and devils start dancing And princes and angels alike You can't just stay there ...
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beerhungry 7 UK May 23 May 23 22 comments


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