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another stab at poetry

A recent comment about my repetitive poetry style got me thinking that I should experiment a little. Sorry about the topic that wound up getting picked, though. Kind of a downer. It’s leftover Man residue, I admit. I think for … Continue reading

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Another away away rhyme thingie

Gone again to Dial Up Land where posts are few – just two are planned! Other posts might get writ once I’ve holidayed a bit. No guarantees, I just want fun before my sanity’s completely done. I’ll eat some turkey, … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week continues with another quote

Let’s pull a little poetry into this from William Blake, a stanza of his poem entitled London: In every cry of every Man, In every Infant’s cry of fear, In every voice, in every ban, The mind-forg’d manacles I hear. … Continue reading

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Today I Bought Bananas*

Today I bought bananas – green, yellow and brown. I asked myself why I bothered when there’s no one around. Henry’s back in jail now, he finally confessed; and Laurie’s on the street again off her meds, depressed. And me, … Continue reading

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Rhyme Time

I wrote this poem last night when I was supposed to be sleeping: Our second chance, it did begin this night below the fireworks’ din. It’s not the Christian God who’ll get the thanks but the old queens of love … Continue reading

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Yes, I must tackle the “pressing challenges” of faith groups…

How can I not!? This is brilliant! Praise be to the Flying Spaghetti Monster, blessed be his noodly internet appendages which have pulled me in the direction of this article! It’s quite the pile of blog fodder! Ramen, my brothers … Continue reading

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Creative advice please

So, a casual co-worker and I got onto the topic of creative writing today. She’s published a few things and has been involved with various writing groups in town and has passed a few sites my way for future possible … Continue reading

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Sounds of Sunday – Revolver, my first Beatles album

Seriously, it is. But, let me explain that a little – it’s not like most of their songs haven’t been played on classic stations (my favourite kind) for decades now anyway. They’re not unknown to me. I don’t put the … Continue reading

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“The dirtiest book of all is the expurgated book”

As this is the start of Freedom to Read Week in Canada, I’m spending the week touching on the topic of books and censorship of ideas. If you require a definition, expurgated means to modify things considered to be offensive … Continue reading

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And how would Jesus get to Glastonbury, angel’s wings?

It’s been a beef of mine for some time, that the gospels don’t have enough information about Jesus’ early years. This is not quite the fault of the writers, as none of them ever met the man. All they could … Continue reading

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