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1 week ago1w

Posted by mischl
From ABC News: "Florida governor suspends local prosecutor who said he won't criminalize abortion" ---------- My conclusion from this and other actions by the Florida governor is that he very deeply and personally hates women.
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Posts
1 week ago1w

Posted by zeuser
Poetry, anybody?
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Politics
1 week ago1w

Posted by Lorajay
The woman who should have been our first lady in Oklahoma posted this poem in her celebratory comment about the outcome of the abortion vote in Kansas.Thank you Linda Edmundson. A poem by Shamus Heaney: Human beings suffer, They torture one ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
1 week ago1w

Posted by Davekp
Hauled this word out of the past while working on a piece of poetry.
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Out Of The Illusion
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by William_Mary
Economic Update: Twin Upsurges - Unionizing and Left Politics In this week's show, Prof Wolff discusses the unionization efforts by post-doc medical researchers vote union, central bankers mislead on inflation, rising economic footprint and ...
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aussie sceptics
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by FrayedBear
Every Australian should be ashamed that a fellow Australian has been let down by the Australian Federal Government & is treated like this.
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Religion & Spirituality
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by xenoview
Pope Francis: Did the pontiff's apology in Canada go far enough?
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Quotes
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Marionville
“The Bible: It is full of interest. It has noble poetry in it; and some clever fables; and some blood-drenched history; and some good morals; and a wealth of obscenity; and upwards of a thousand lies”…………………Mark Twain.
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by davers
Laureate adjective deserving or having special recognition for achievement, as for poetry. Laureate “having special recognition for achievement” is adapted from Latin laureātus “crowned with laurel,” ultimately from ...
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Just for Laughs
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by zeuser
This great if you are a naturally talented cheater.
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by Marionville
JABBERWOCKY. - Noun…invented or meaningless language; nonsense or gibberish “the translation was slow and full of jabberwocky”. Origin early 20th century: from a nonsense poem in Lewis Carroll’s ‘Through the Looking Glass’ ...
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News & Links
1 month ago1m

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKCOVID State of Affairs: July 7, 2022 Y
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
1 month ago1m

Posted by JackPedigo
Parasuicide: apparent attempted suicide without the actual intention of killing oneself. Noun From a letter in the Seattle Times, ”The poem by ‘A Litany for Survival’ by Audre Lorde says it best:”…when the sun rises we are afraid it might...
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General & Hellos
1 month ago1m

Posted by Marionville
Hi there to all of you on the other side of the “big pond”…hope you all have a very happy 4th July❗️🇺🇸
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Posts
Jun 29Jun 29

Posted by FvckY0u
Pfizer Inc. and partner BioNTech said on Wednesday they signed a $3.2 billion deal with the U.S. government for 105 million doses of their COVID-19 vaccine, which could be delivered as soon as later this summer. The deal includes supplies of a ...
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Politics
Jun 21Jun 21

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKTexas Republicans want to secede from the United States. Could they do it? | The Independent
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Jun 20Jun 20

Posted by davers
Ubi Sunt SHOW IPA noun a poetic motif emphasizing the transitory nature of youth, life, and beauty, found especially in Medieval Latin poems.
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Metal music
Jun 20Jun 20

Posted by Seriousreason
GRIND CORE seems to of reached its prime.. No new players for year's. GRIND was birthed by NAPALM DEATH , CARCASS , along with many more . 🤘🎸. Here's NASUM .. Sweden's GRINDCORE contribution .in the Metal world they were ...
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Trump Pinata
Jun 14Jun 14

Posted by Redheadedgammy
Found this blog and I like how this woman explains things about the law and trump!
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The Best of Late Night & News
Jun 13Jun 13

Posted by phxbillcee
Beau of the Fifth Column - Let's talk about Trump's Alabama problem....
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Music, Movies & Books
Jun 13Jun 13

Posted by JackPedigo
I have a huge interest in WWI. It is the war that has changed everything including facts on the ground today. A new film is out and based on a certain soldier/poet Sigfried Sassoon. “Purity is like virginity, as soon as you touch it, it becomes ...
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"Positive Vibes"
Jun 11Jun 11

Posted by BeeHappySticky
Hello! Does anyone want to take over this group? I'm not on the site much anymore. Let me know if you're interested. Thanks! 😊
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General & Hellos
Jun 8Jun 8

Posted by guntis
Working on my second poetry collection book cover
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Quotes
Jun 6Jun 6

Posted by Marionville
“If a thing can be said in ten words, I may be relied upon to take a hundred to say it. I ought to apologise for that. I ought to pare, prune and extirpate excess growth, but I will not. I like words…strike that, I love words…and while I...
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Jun 2Jun 2

Posted by JackPedigo
I think this is my first post to this group. Just saw an interesting item and thought I'd share.
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All Things Asia
May 28May 28

Posted by Boomtarat03
Hey, I've been busy today 🥴 but it is alright 😆 anyway, sideways! 😁 Dragon boat Festival 🇭🇰 (holiday here, woooohoooo) 🥂🍷 • The Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional Chinese holiday which occurs on the fifth day of the fifth ...
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Wordsmith
May 7May 7

Posted by Tomfoolery33
Another poem from my time in Oregon: Late Fall I'm wondering today if high in the tops of the Jeffrey pines the needles sheath with ice in the cold air; the water balanced first along their lengths by the tall fog, then frozen as the night goes on....
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Music Fans
Apr 19Apr 19

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
I just saw that yesterday was Paul Revere day - in the US, he became famous from a poem in which he warned that "the British are coming." In actuality, he failed, and others, including a young teen girl completed the mission. Anyway, I was reminded ...
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Health & Happiness
Apr 19Apr 19

Posted by Lorajay
I need to remind myself of this often. I counted my years and realized that I have less time to live by, than I have lived so far. I have more past than future. I feel like that boy who got a bowl of cherries. At first, he gobbled them, but when ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Apr 16Apr 16

Posted by davers
indite verb (used with object) to compose or write, as a poem.
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Silly, Random & Fun
Apr 11Apr 11

Posted by snytiger6
LINKData Brokers: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) - YouTube
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Silly, Random & Fun
Apr 8Apr 8

Posted by Organist1
A fun poem about Schroedinger's cat. I hope you all can open it.
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Music, Movies & Books
Apr 3Apr 3

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
Richard Cory, from a poem by E. A. Robinson. @Marionville reminded me of how well Simon and Garfunkel could tell a story. I used to teach this poem.
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News & Links
Mar 30Mar 30

Posted by FvckY0u
LINKFacebook paid Republican strategy firm to malign TikTok - The Washington Post
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Music Fans
Mar 26Mar 26

Posted by Marionville
Good morning….I’m up early and will be off shortly with my son for a trip to the Sligo coast…a place I love for its scenery and it’s poetry and song. To set us off well on our way…here’s Simple Minds. - See The Lights…
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General & Hellos
Mar 23Mar 23

Posted by nogod4me
Why Abortion Bans Are Not Pro-life. - Robert Reich
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Posts
Mar 23Mar 23

Posted by glennlab
Finally a useful house warming gift.
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Music, Movies & Books
Mar 21Mar 21

Posted by AlanCliffe
East of Eden, with James Dean, from 1955. It holds up, although I probably like it just a bit less this time around than when I saw it in the seventies. Excellent photography, both in composition and lighting, and I'd say Kazan was a natural with ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Mar 21Mar 21

Posted by davers
Waka noun a Japanese poem consisting of 31 syllables in 5 lines, with 5 syllables in the first and third lines and 7 in the others.
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CLASSICAL, OPERA and CROSSOVER
Mar 20Mar 20

Posted by Rossy92
CARLOS GUASTAVINO (1912- 2000, Argentina) La Rosa y el Sauce ("The Rose and the Willow") Soloist: Jose Simerilla Romero, Accompanist: Lochlan Brown, Poetry: Fernán Sylva Valdés.
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General & Hellos
Mar 19Mar 19

Posted by FrayedBear
A recent comment proclaiming the perceived freedom of living under one regime compared to another reminded me of the following poem.
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Silly, Random & Fun
Mar 18Mar 18

Posted by MichaelSanchuk
Not broken Why you be trying to fix it?
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Wordsmith
Mar 16Mar 16

Posted by August1
Is poetry dead?
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ServiceMembersHangout
Mar 15Mar 15

Posted by bobwjr
Soldiers ave a sense of humor
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Wordsmith
Mar 8Mar 8

Posted by Tomfoolery33
A poem from my time in Oregon: Late Fall I'm wondering today if high in the tops of the Jeffrey pines the needles sheath with ice in the cold air; the water balanced first along their lengths by the tall fog, then frozen as the night goes on. At ...
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Health & Happiness
Mar 4Mar 4

Posted by xenoview
Could mRNA make us superhuman?
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Silly, Random & Fun
Mar 4Mar 4

Posted by MichaelSanchuk
Wife Punishment
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Politics
Mar 4Mar 4

Posted by Apunzelle
Look at how graspingly stupid the Fox News crowd is. 😂 Ukraine conflict caused by Obama’s bike helmet
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Philosophy & Meaning
Mar 2Mar 2

Posted by August1
Religion gravely stunts your growth
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Music Fans
Mar 2Mar 2

Posted by Marionville
Joseph Brodsky was a Russian poet, author and Nobel laureate..a dissident who fell foul of the Soviet authorities and was expelled from Russia 1972. With the help of friend W.H. Auden and other supporters he settled in the USA and obtained US ...
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Love & Relationships
Mar 1Mar 1

Posted by MsKathleen
Ouch, that hurts a lot.
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Posts
Feb 27Feb 27

Posted by JackPedigo
A new production about Cyrano de Bergerac is out. Interesting, as this character has been of some interest to me. My aunt lived in Paris and other places in France and researched our family’s history. My family originally started out as Perigord ...
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Music, Movies & Books
Feb 26Feb 26

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKThe Birds Of St. Marks, Jackson Browne
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News & Links
Feb 26Feb 26

Posted by Atheist_News
The Supreme Court to take up discrimination in the name of religion case, Muslim comedian in India jailed over jokes about Hindu gods, five staff members at private Christian school in Texas arrested, and more happening in the news regarding atheism ...
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Posts
Feb 24Feb 24

Posted by Logolept
Do not go gentle into that dark night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. --from a poem by Dylan Thomas
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Music Fans
Feb 24Feb 24

Posted by Sierra4
With the invasion of Ukraine by Russia I thought of this poem, The Box, by Kendrew Lascelles and read by John Denver. Not music, but I will post it here.
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General & Hellos
Feb 22Feb 22

Posted by MichaelSanchuk
I Teach School Anonymous I write no poem men's hearts to thrill, No song I sing to lift men's souls; To battle front, no soldiers lead; In halls of state I boast no skill; I just teach school. I just teach school. But poet's thrill, And singer's joy,...
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Politics
Feb 20Feb 20

Posted by Petter
A poem I recently wrote (To An Unknown Gravestone) has been chosen for this web site. I wonder if a folk or protest group would like to sing it.
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Politics
Feb 18Feb 18

Posted by LiterateHiker
One year ago today, I wrote this poem about Rush Limbaugh's death. Ha ha!
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Feb 12Feb 12

Posted by xenoview
James Webb telescope begins to focus its 'big eye'
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Trump Pinata
Feb 9Feb 9

Posted by chalupacabre
Rep. Jeffries: RNC Is A Cult For Calling Jan. 6 'Legitimate Political Discourse' Lawrence sounded like he was definitely enjoying this acronym breakdown
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Trump Pinata
Feb 5Feb 5

Posted by zeuser
Some poetry for the denizens of pinata-ville about one of our all-time favorites...
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Politics
Jan 30Jan 30

Posted by snytiger6
LINKAt his Texas rally, Trump recited the lyrics to a '60s R&B hit to warn against immigration. It was written by a Black civil rights activist who was a member of the communist party.
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Just for Laughs
Jan 28Jan 28

Posted by zeuser
Might be smarter to Uber.
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Jazz, Blues, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Dance, Punk, Alternative, Rock and Roll.
Jan 26Jan 26

Posted by Buttercup
Really catches the spirit of beat poetry and it's funny( not Tom Waits but he even surpassed the OG poets)
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Jan 25Jan 25

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
End of Night from the Doors. Morrison wrote the lyrics lifting parts from the poetry of William Blake.
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Trump Pinata
Jan 22Jan 22

Posted by nogod4me
I wrote a poem, I call it: "REPUBLICANS" The glitter, the shine, they say is from the Divine. Bedazzled, encrusted, blood jewels on their behinds. They taste each other's assholes hoping they've eaten something new, only to find it is the same old ...
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Non-nude sexy pics
Jan 21Jan 21

Posted by OldMetalHead
Tinkerbell - Helly Valentine
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Music Fans
Jan 18Jan 18

Posted by Marionville
My goodnight post tonight is in complete contrast to @Beowulfsfriend’s previous post…from a really laid back happy tune to a song of love gone wrong from Amy Winehouse. - Love Is A Losing Game.
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Music Fans
Jan 16Jan 16

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
I hadn't heard this in a while. I love the guitar chords sound. Television doing Marque Moon 1977.
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Love & Relationships
Jan 9Jan 9

Posted by LiterateHiker
Hilarious personal ads looking for a date.
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Bookwurmz
Jan 7Jan 7

Posted by JackPedigo
John Milton, “Paradise Lost.” Read about this, this afternoon and holy crap who could have imagined. James Parker ”Take us back, little time machine, with your bleepings and your flashings; take us back to crusty old London in the late ...
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General & Hellos
Jan 2Jan 2

Posted by Julie808
Amanda Gorman's newest poem "New Day's Lyric" intended "to honor the hardships, hurt, hope and healing of 2021 while also harkening the potential of 2022” is definitely worth reading as we start the New Year. "New Day's Lyric" May this be the ...
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News & Links
Dec 25, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by Buck
Nice poem!! 😊
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Health & Happiness
Dec 23, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by LiterateHiker
My first poem, age seven.
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COVID CULT
Dec 23, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by BDair
The Covid Cultists continue to cling to their Fauci bibles, unquestionably believing all of the Vaccine Apologist Dogma no matter how much evidence is presented that the vaccines are causing millions of adverse reactions and thousands of deaths while...
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Dec 23, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by azzow2
I finally got some sleep what a brain refresher. I did not get to talk to my new friend last night she has a toothache however we did text for some time. I am grateful to all of yous for your advice and assistance through my emotional pain. I had ...
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Poets' Corner
Dec 23, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by azzow2
Writing a poem for a new old friend well she is more than a friend. Feed the lonely heart: Whoosh the gust of love breaches the musty heart feels the lonely that is so tart. Fluff the love with coos of woos erect that feather tower of craving ...
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Dec 22, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by azzow2
Here is a poem I had written several years ago and since it is getting close to xmas I thought to share it. Santa Style: In the grocery mart, I saw Santa pushing a grocery cart. There weren't any carrots in his stainless cartage to my despair he...
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CLASSICAL, OPERA and CROSSOVER
Dec 22, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by rogerbenham
King's College Cambridge 2008 14 In the Bleak Midwinter Harold Darke A poem by Christina Rosetti
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Posts
Dec 15, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by LadyLinK
I'd be okay being her habit ^.
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General & Hellos
Dec 14, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by Sierra4
So Don Jr. texted Mark Meadows to get his dad, POTUS, to stop the Jan 6 Capitol riot. Does he not have his dad’s phone number or just scared of him.
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Feline Fanatics
Dec 14, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by Killtheskyfairy
Nontoxic catnip bubbles?
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ServiceMembersHangout
Dec 13, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by azzow2
I had written this poem for my shipmates some years back it had reappeared on Facebook just recently and I thought that I would share it with all of you. Navy ship of grey skipping on the sea some would say this one would save the day. Not with ...
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Posts
Dec 4, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by Pralina1
🦇🦇🦇🦇🦇🦇🦇🦇🦇🦇🦇🦇
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Posts
Dec 4, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by Spinliesel
I had two choices for birthday honors: Rainer Maria Rilke, the German poet, and Jay-Z, the American rapper. Since I spent many years translating Rilke's work from his time in Worpswede, the artist colony near my hometown, and Jay-Z did nothing of ...
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Love & Relationships
Nov 29, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by Organist1
A guy on a dating profile is sending me some of his original poetry, which is the worst stuff I've ever read, and also makes me think he's insane. My question is: Since I'm compulsively polite, and also don't want to anger a possibly crazy person, ...
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World Music
Nov 29, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by Marionville
We’re here in Ireland today with one of my favourite Irish songs. It’s called the Meeting Of The Waters and it was written as a poem by Thomas Moore in the 19th century and later set to music and recorded as a song, I first sang it in primary...
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Health & Happiness
Nov 28, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by Castlepaloma
Covid 19 is real, it is in the mind. Poem by Benny wills
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Nov 26, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by azzow2
Another mutation of the Rona is spreading.
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COVID CULT
Nov 23, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by BDair
Play Stupid Games, Win Stupid Prizes.
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Quotes
Nov 20, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by zeuser
"There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all." Peter Drucker, management consultant, professor, and writer (1909-2005)
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AUTHORS, EDITORS, PUBLISHERS, AND READERS
Nov 19, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by JackPedigo
Yesterday was Margaret Attwoods birthday. She is an important woman for our cause and is the writer of “The Handmaidens Tale.” "On this date in 1939, novelist and poet Margaret Atwood was born in Ottawa, Canada. As a youngster, she spent many ...
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PacificNorthWest
Nov 18, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by JackPedigo
A local is leaving and left a message and poem about how they feel about this place. Jinx Brown and I have decided to move off island. Lopez has been my favorite place to live, though we have only been here since 2018, we moved out to the San Juan ...
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Oddities and Anomalies
Nov 11, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by EyesThatSmile
The article says Modern Humans came up with this: Go figure!
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World Music
Nov 11, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by Marionville
🌺 Because today, 11th November is Armistice or Remembrance Day, let’s listen to this song and think about all those earlier generations who fought and died supposedly in the war to end all wars…and those who subsequently died in the many ...
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Just for Laughs
Nov 5, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by Lizard_of_Ahaz
Banned again...
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Politics
Nov 4, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by creative51
There needs to be an audit of the Virgina Governors election. The Republicans stole it!
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Politics
Oct 31, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by snytiger6
LINKHow the 'Let's Go Brandon' meme made its way to the floor of Congress : NPR
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