Category Archives: Ripped from the headlines

Today, Poetry

Today at lunch I wrote a poem about war and thought this is what it’s come to after all these years of killing. War again. That’s not the poem but it’s what I was thinking.

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Someday

Someday, my friends, I will apologize for having filled my social media with scary news stories, abominations of the current world and calls to action, but today is not that day.

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Words from Tolkien

Where will wants not, a way opens. — J.R.R. Tolkien and this perenniel beacon: It is not our part to master all the tides of the world, but to do what is in us for the succour of those years … Continue reading

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History Redux

It’s hard not to have flashbacks to the days of hearings re Agnew and Nixon in the Watergate days. For those who weren’t alive then, it was riveting and scary and comforting, the later because it seemed without much doubt … Continue reading

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Haiku Day – Round Two

@realDonaldTrump • we have to hold YOU to Truth • not the media. #RESIST #IMPEACH #Haikuday #NaPoWriMo #haiku @realDonaldTrump your lies are so thick and sad they rate a haiku @realdonaldtrump: a kind universe has made you five syllables.

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