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The Absurdity That Isn’t

  I’m not a philosopher despite the fact that it is my belief that everyone with a thinking brain, and especially those without, is one, whether it be as a witting one or not. No, I’m not a Philosopher, despite … Continue reading

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On Being Irishman Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde

  Quantum Mutata* THERE was a time in Europe long ago When no man died for freedom anywhere, But England’s lion leaping from its lair Laid hands on the oppressor! it was so While England could a great Republic show. … Continue reading

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Emily Dickinson on Daylight Savings Time*

764 Presentiment – is that long Shadow – on the Lawn – Indicative that Suns go down – The Notice to the startled Grass That Darkness is about to pass –   *Admittedly, it’s highly unlikely that Ms. Dickinson while … Continue reading

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The Profits

With words full of mystical might Wise Prophets forebode unto thee Thine future of terrors and frights For only a nominal fee   #prayforthespindoctors  

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Vice

the last is the first to know that the first must needs be the last to be let go  

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HAIKU CHALLENGE

HAIKU CHALLENGE HAIKU ON GEN-X VISION FEBRUARY 15, 2017 LEAVE A COMMENT EDIT Nina Mariah By: E. R. Smith Haiku on Gen-X Vision Gained Gen-X vision eye strain on optic axon mutant lens fade hue

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Poetry is for Girls

I may occasionally write the junk, but rarely do I read it. And it is not because I don’t like it that I rarely read it… It’s because it, the really good stuff anyway, is so durn hard to read. … Continue reading

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Due to the current political climate, I’d like to draw your attention to…

…excerpts of two rather aged yet seemingly, and sadly so, germane posts of mine. They are quite lengthy so to read the full posts, click on the “more” links. **** The first is a political poem I penned long ago: … Continue reading

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This Is A Poem That Isn’t

This is a poem that isn’t But probably it could Even though it shouldn’t And even if it were It more than likely wouldn’t #anythingbutpoliticsrightnow    

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BELIEVE IN LEAVE

So, I was thinking (yes, I understand the risks)… But, I was thinking, just imagine if each of the 25,109 and growing followers of this humble site were to donate just $1.00 to help me fund my film LEAVE… Just … Continue reading

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Write Edit Write: A Private Facebook Group for Writers and Readers

  So, I’m creating a private Facebook group for writers and readers who are interested in the discussion of all things related to the process and business of writing. This will be somewhat an extension of what I do with … Continue reading

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Poetry Is My Balm

Many of the haiku and other poems in Short Verses & Other Curses were written as a therapeutic balm in response to my cancer. I don’t know why or how I survived all that nonsense but I suspect writing the … Continue reading

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