Daily Archives: June 3, 2018

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

Originally posted on HappymessHappiness:
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a beautiful book which opens in 1912 and tells about the pleasures and pain of growing up through the eyes of Francie Nolan, with her family, in a large and…

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From Dusk to Dust

My favorite line: We have elected a snack food into office

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War of Words

Originally posted on Poesy plus Polemics:
? “Untitled/Structurae” by Pablo Saborío ? stream of consciousness battles unfold in grammarian wars pitting syntax and colloquy czars chuffed and vying for reign words pour forth in waves toward the mouths of great critical…

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#Tanka: Butterfly Dreams

Originally posted on Charmed Chaos:
Butterfly dreaming as imagination leaps from reality into a magical realm frolicking with blithe fairies ©2018 Linda Lee Lyberg Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 86

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davidbrucehaiku: “IF IT’S PERFECT, YOU AREN’T TRYING TO ACHIEVE ENOUGH”

  https://pixabay.com/en/laptop-business-man-from-above-2838918/ *** “IF IT’S PERFECT, YOU AREN’T TRYING TO ACHIEVE ENOUGH” *** “But it’s not perfect!” “If it’s perfect, then something’s Very, very wrong” *** Free davidbrucehaiku eBooks (pdfs) https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/patreon/ Free eBooks by David Bruce (pdfs) https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/about-the-blogger/

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davidbrucehaiku: unexpected pleasure

  https://pixabay.com/en/dance-disco-movement-music-color-1235587/ *** UNEXPECTED PLEASURE *** Where is your pleasure? Often a surprise. I love K-Pop dance covers *** NOTE: Check out MDCOV, a Russian K-Pop dance cover team, on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8II3X1tv4Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AR0fzUJtUp0 ***

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s HAMLET: A Retelling in Prose — Cast of Characters, and Act 1, Scene 1

CAST OF CHARACTERS MALE CHARACTERS GHOST of Hamlet’s father. CLAUDIUS, King of Denmark. HAMLET, Prince, son to the late King Hamlet, and nephew to the present King Claudius. Queen Gertrude is his mother. POLONIUS, counselor to the King. Polonius is … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dance Anecdotes

Olga Spessivtzeva once made an unkind remark about Vera Trefilova. Ms. Trefilova had balanced for a very long time on one pointe in arabesque while partnered by Pierre Vladimirov in The Sleeping Beauty in London at the Alhambra Theatre during the 1921-1922 … Continue reading

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Edgar Lee Masters: “Ace” Shaw (Spoon River Anthology)

I NEVER saw any difference Between playing cards for money And selling real estate, Practicing law, banking, or anything else. For everything is chance. Nevertheless Seest thou a man diligent in business? He shall stand before Kings! ***

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Lao-Tzu #56: Stop talking, meditate in silence, blunt your sharpness, release your worries, harmonize your inner light, and become one with the dust.

56   Those who know do not talk. Those who talk do not know.   Stop talking, meditate in silence, blunt your sharpness, release your worries, harmonize your inner light, and become one with the dust. Doing this is the … Continue reading

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