Daily Archives: June 21, 2018

davidbrucehaiku: life of a scarecrow

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s HENRY V: A Retelling in Prose — Act 1, Scene 1

— 1.1 — In an antechamber in King Henry V’s palace — the Palace of Westminster in London — the Archbishop of Canterbury said to the Bishop of Ely, “My lord, I’ll tell you something important: that same bill is … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Good Deeds Anecdotes

Zoe Green, a woman who also goes by the online name Pea Green Girl, lives in Bournemouth, England. She writes, “From my perspective, Shelbourne Road is just another long, fairly anonymous Bournemouth street. Nothing really happens here. Other than the … Continue reading

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Edgar Lee Masters: Francis Turner (Spoon River Anthology)

I COULD not run or play In boyhood. In manhood I could only sip the cup, Not drink—For scarlet-fever left my heart diseased. Yet I lie here Soothed by a secret none but Mary knows: There is a garden of … Continue reading

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Lao-Tzu #74: If you do not fear death, then how can it intimidate you?

74   If you do not fear death, then how can it intimidate you? If you aren’t afraid of dying, there is nothing you can not do.   Those who harm others are like inexperienced boys trying to take the … Continue reading

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Aesop: The Milkmaid and Her Pail

Patty the Milkmaid was going to market carrying her milk in a Pail on her head. As she went along she began calculating what she would do with the money she would get for the milk. ‘I’ll buy some fowls … Continue reading

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A MATTER OF TIMING – REPRISE

Originally posted on The Reluctant Poet:
By Charles Robert Lindholm  Someday I will die and so will you but here’s what we should do  Let’s avoid Someday and learn to live in the Now  We’ll stay one step ahead of…

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