Daily Archives: June 26, 2018

perky pair

Originally posted on Annette Rochelle Aben:
Coffee grounds, my friends You fill my cup with such joy And you taste good too There is a reason we blend My body’s mostly water ©2018 Annette Rochelle Aben

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davidbrucehaiku: WE ALL FACE DARKNESS

https://pixabay.com/en/girl-sad-desperate-lonely-sadness-3422711/ *** WE ALL FACE DARKNESS *** Life is good, and yet Being a child can be hard We all face darkness *** 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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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s HENRY V: A Retelling in Prose — Act 2, Scene 4

— 2.4 — In the French King’s palace, several men were meeting: the French King, the Dauphin, the Dukes of Berri and Bretagne, the Constable, and others. The Constable of France was the commander-in-chief of the army in the absence … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Husbands and Wives Anecdotes

On 29 September 2003, in Trinidad, Dale Ramnanan and his girlfriend, Lystra Ramkissoon, were accosted by bandits who tried to kidnap Lystra. Dale battled the bandits and rescued her. Two years later, they married. Dale said, “Our love grew. We … Continue reading

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Edgar Lee Masters: Petit, the Poet (Spoon River Anthology)

SEEDS in a dry pod, tick, tick, tick, Tick, tick, tick, like mites in a quarrel— Faint iambics that the full breeze wakens— But the pine tree makes a symphony thereof. Triolets, villanelles, rondels, rondeaus, Ballades by the score with … Continue reading

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Lao-Tzu #81: The Tao of Heaven nourishes by not forcing.

81   True words do not sound beautiful; beautiful sounding words are not true. Wise men don’t need to debate; men who need to debate are not wise.   Wise men are not scholars, and scholars are not wise. The … Continue reading

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Lao-Tzu #80: Let people enjoy the simple technologies, let them enjoy their food, let them make their own clothes, let them be content with their own homes, and delight in the customs that they cherish.

80   Small countries with few people are best. Give them all of the things they want, and they will see that they do not need them. Teach them that death is a serious thing, and to be content to … Continue reading

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