Daily Archives: June 15, 2018

davidbrucehaiku: GOOD LIVES = GOOD DEATHS

https://pixabay.com/en/people-old-man-woman-couple-love-2583943/ *** GOOD LIVES = GOOD DEATHS *** Some say lives well lived And well loved lead to an end That resembles love *** NOTE: Read Edgar Lee Masters’ poem “William and Emily” in Spoon River Anthology. Edgar Lee Masters: … Continue reading

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davidbrucehaiku: CONTRASTS OF DECLINES

https://pixabay.com/en/red-maple-leaf-autumn-autumn-leaves-507545/ *** CONTRASTS OF DECLINES *** Not like maple leaves’ — Human beings’ drab declines Frailty, and then death *** 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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A Six-Word Story — HappymessHappiness

We’re all books with remarkable stories. via A Six-Word Story — HappymessHappiness

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s HAMLET: A Retelling in Prose — Act 4, Scenes 3-4

— 4.3 — King Claudius said to some lords, “I have sent Rosencrantz and Guildenstern to seek Hamlet, and to find the body of Polonius. How dangerous it is that this man goes loose! Yet we must not put the … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Friends Anecdotes

Friends can be a big help when help is needed. While Jimi Hendrix was in the United States Army and stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, some of his fellow soldiers did not like him and even beat him up once. … Continue reading

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Edgar Lee Masters: William and Emily (Spoon River Anthology)

THERE is something about Death Like love itself! If with some one with whom you have known passion And the glow of youthful love, You also, after years of life Together, feel the sinking of the fire And thus fade away … Continue reading

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Lao-Tzu #68: The best tacticians try to avoid confrontation.

68   The best warriors do not use violence. The best generals do not destroy indiscriminately. The best tacticians try to avoid confrontation. The best leaders become servants of their people.   This is called the virtue of non-competition. This … Continue reading

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Aesop: The Hare With Many Friends

A Hare was very popular with the other beasts who all claimed to be her friends. But one day she heard the hounds approaching and hoped to escape them by the aid of her many Friends. So, she went to … Continue reading

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