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5 Reasons People Are Like Light Bulbs

Don’t you just love it when you get to catch up with someone you haven’t talked to in ages?  I do ..especially when they are one of your best friends and when you do catch up its always a full on, get- your- brain- in- gear kind of conversation.   548 more words

The Flower

“Let’s see what nature teaches us every day as we walk past the flowers in our garden.  At what point is a flower perfect?

Is it perfect when it is nothing more than a seed in your hand waiting to be planted?   506 more words


Haiku #9

Plenty of fish here.
I could cast a line and wait,
But I’d rather surf.



You are smoke

You wind your lies

Through the crowds

Til they are choking and gasping

Then you fade away and

blame the sick

that they are ill. 44 more words


All comes to an end: 'When Summer's End is Nighing' , a poem by A. E. Housman

In lyrical and elegant language A.E. Housman penned his melancholic poem,

When Summer’s End Is Nighing.

He used the gradual and predictable process of the changing seasons, 236 more words


Wabi-sabi spirit of things

1. All things are impermanent

The inclination towards nothingness is unrelenting and universal. Even things that have all earmarks of substance – things that are hard, inert, solid – present nothing more than wear blinders, use ruses to forget, ignore, or pretend otherwise – but all comes to nothing in the end. 183 more words


Because when I read, I don't really read

For thirty-five years now I’ve been in wastepaper, and it’s my love story. For thirty-five tears I’ve been compacting wastepaper and books, smearing myself with letters until I’ve come to look like my encyclopedias–and a good three tons of them I’ve compacted over the years. 117 more words