Daily Archives: June 20, 2018

davidbrucehaiku: necessity

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davidbrucehaiku: two truths

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s HENRY V: Retelling in Prose — Cast of Characters, and Prologue

CAST OF CHARACTERS On the Side of the English KING HENRY THE FIFTH (1387-1422). DUKE OF GLOUCESTER, Brother to the King. DUKE OF BEDFORD, Brother to the King. DUKE OF EXETER, Uncle to the King. DUKE OF YORK, Cousin to the King. EARL … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Good Deeds Anecdotes

Franklin Ajaye met fellow comedian Flip Wilson a few times after Flip had retired with a big pile of money. The last time that Franklin saw him, Flip had driven his motorcycle to a Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles. Flip bought … Continue reading

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Edgar Lee Masters: Wendell P. Bloyd

THEY first charged me with disorderly conduct, There being no statute on blasphemy. Later they locked me up as insane Where I was beaten to death by a Catholic guard. My offense was this: I said God lied to Adam, … Continue reading

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Lao-Tzu #73: Being over bold and confident is deadly. The wise use of caution will keep you alive.

73   Being over bold and confident is deadly. The wise use of caution will keep you alive.   One is the way to death, and the other is the way to preserve your life. Who can understand the workings … Continue reading

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Aesop: The Eagle and the Arrow

An Eagle was soaring through the air when suddenly it heard the whizz of an Arrow, and felt itself wounded to death. Slowly it uttered down to the earth, with its life-blood pouring out of it. Looking down upon the … Continue reading

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