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Bookish Valentine ?

Emily Dickinson wasn’t given over to writing love poems in the truest sense of the word but she did pen a few that not only tug on the heart strings but also illuminate the trials that love can cast upon … Continue reading

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Into the Beautiful

by Emily Dickinson As imperceptibly as grief The summer lapsed away,- Too imperceptible, at last, To seem like perfidy.   A quietness distilled, As twilight long begun, Or Nature, spending with herself Sequestered afternoon.   The dusk drew earlier in, … Continue reading

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Mum’s the Word

dedicated to my mother Mary Jane who now is a resident of Heaven… by Ian Leslie      I owe this woman the supreme debt. Life itself. I have no doubt, given the deplorable circumstances surrounding my first three years, that … Continue reading

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Humpty-Trumpty’s Big Adventure

Humpty-Trumpty sat on a street named Wall Humpty-Trumpty saw the stock market fall Humpty-Trumpty came up with a scheme To be the best president ever, his ambitious dream.   He formally announced his grandiose aspirations June 16, 2015 with myriad … Continue reading

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Riches

This poem was written at a time when she had given up on a teaching post at nearby Halifax in West Yorkshire and had yet to have gone abroad with Charlotte, her older sister, to study European languages in Brussels. … Continue reading

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On…

The wearin’ o’ the green is essential. Go green! Check out http://ilovecastles.blogspot.com For more on St. Patrick’s Day!  

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Making Christmas ?

People everywhere are doing something tonight to make this holiday one that they will cherish and hopefully share those memories with loved ones and friends that mean the most to them. I would urge everyone, however, to take a little … Continue reading

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Hits are like grits…

Can’t do much with only one but once you have a certain amount, like what I’ve accrued to date on this blog- that’s 180,709 total since I started it more than a decade ago-  thousands aren’t enough.You wouldn’t want me … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse is 90 Years Old !

This is quite a milestone for anyone, leave alone an iconic symbol of eternal youth in the form of a cartoon character! His official birth date was November 18, 1928 but festivities have been going on at the Disney resorts … Continue reading

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It’s Halloween…

Not Easter…   Not Purim… Skip the soup,    

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