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The Rain

The rain is raining all around, It falls on field and tree, It rains on the umbrellas here, And on the ships at sea. “The Rain,” in A Child’s Garden of Verses and Underwoods, by Robert Louis Stevenson, p.13    Their … Continue reading

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With the Greatest of Ease

Flying through the air with the greatest of ease, here’s a couple of fun flying pictures I just noticed, the first is from yowayowacamera.com where the author takes pictures of hirself in the air and the other is from cuteoverload.com. … Continue reading

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The Seasons

Spring which has its appeal in ghosts, Youth, resurrection, cleansing of the soil And in the dormant roots already considered, Stirs, with the sharpening of branches, Challenges heart to do that which it cannot, Sustain overwork, overthought, overlove. It clears … Continue reading

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Everything Tonight

With all the end of the world references I have noticed lately in pop culture, I thought I’d throw in some poetic lyrics of one of the more prominent songs lately on the Top 40 below. Some of the pop … Continue reading

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Conversation

I sat by a sailor to learn of the sea, But he swore as he drank, Then he said to me: “Leave it alone, lad, the sea’s a bitch.     All smells and bells     And bosun’s yells.     The … Continue reading

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Peregrination

December has finally arrived! Time to put up the tree, string up the lights, wrap the presents, and send out the cards. I’ve actually not gotten to many of those lately, but I’m sure you’ve noticed I changed the header … Continue reading

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The Mental Traveler

I love poetry – as some of you may know from reading some of the poems I occasionally post. Well, I was listening to the most recent Ask Dr. Hal show on Radio Valencia out of San Francisco on which … Continue reading

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Escape at Bedtime

  The lights from the parlour and kitchen shone out Through the blinds and the windows and bars; And high overhead and all moving about, There were thousands of millions of stars. There ne’er were such thousands of leaves on … Continue reading

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Lots of Rain in Pomona

Yikes there is so much rain right now. So I’m staying indoors a bit more, and feeling a bit more lazy and low than normal, but that just means I’m doing all I can to stay warm, reading comics, taking … Continue reading

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The Prologue

When April with his showers hath pierced the drought Of March with sweetness to the very root, And flooded every vein with liquid power That of its strength engendereth the flower; When Zephyr also with his fragrant breath Hath urged … Continue reading

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