Category Archives: Prose and Verse

Dostoevsky

“…..As a general rule, people, even the wicked, are much more naive and simple-hearted than we suppose. And we ourselves are, too.” — Dostoevsky in The Brothers Karamazov Advertisements

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Pretty poetry for the day.

TO A POET A THOUSAND YEARS HENCE by: James Elroy Flecker I who am dead a thousand years, And wrote this sweet archaic song, Send you my words for messengers The way I shall not pass along. I care not … Continue reading

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Haiku mode

Mango Fruit flies Flit over my head Warm May morning No 5- 7- 5 syllable structure.. Pretty much freestyle..Experimenting..

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An excerpt from Walden

There are so many passages I love from Walden..This excerpt is for the Now. “A written word is the choicest of relics. It is something at once more intimate with us and more universal than any other work of art. … Continue reading

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Red carnations…

Red carnations, keep me company this evening..You and me at the window looking out at the Rain form rivulets in the stadium.. Keep me company through this night too, like you did the last one. Your red will break the … Continue reading

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Dave Matthews and a Stream of Consciousness..

So much to say . By my self again, drive me out of my brain. When I’m walking by the water..splish splash.. To my head and my soul I’m blown away……. Someone in the heavens looking back down on me … Continue reading

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the magic and some spirit

during those times when there is no magic, work appeals … eighteen hours and i could go on… the sheer logic of it, the pure discretion involved offers blind escape …. the alleys of magic are trying,albeit charmed.. one of … Continue reading

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An essay on “The library”

So I sit here day after day , reading bound volumes of journals where individuals share their cryptic findings with the world,  some in the hope of just adding to “knowledge” ( if you may) , many in the hope … Continue reading

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Milan Kundera…

” … How can we condemn something that is ephemeral , in transit ?  In the sunset of dissolution,  everything is illuminated by the aura of nostalgia …..”

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Bigotry…..

Forgive my lack of perspective here…My ineptitude with the iambic pentameter and the what not..But modern poetry is so crass.And yes to generalize, is again an ” ism “…of which we have enough…But really ,what is all the violence in … Continue reading

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