Daily Archives: July 23, 2018

davidbrucehaiku: It’s a lie!

https://pixabay.com/en/earth-soil-creep-moon-lunar-surface-11014/ *** IT’S A LIE! *** Where’s the huge turtle And the four huge elephants? Pratchett lied to me! *** NOTE: Terry Pratchett’s satiric Discworld novels are about a world that consists of a disc on the back of four … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s 1 HENRY VI: A Retelling in Prose — Act 3, Scene 3

— 3.3 — On the plains near Rouen, Charles the Dauphin, the Bastard of Orleans, the Duke of Alençon, and Joan la Pucelle talked. Some soldiers were present. Joan la Pucelle said, “Princes, don’t be dismayed at this event, nor … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Olympics Anecdotes

In 1904, Cuban Felix Carvajal decided to run in the Olympics marathon race that would be held in St. Louis—even though he was not a distance runner and had never run 26 miles and 385 yards before. The Cuban government … Continue reading

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Edgar Lee Masters: Editor Whedon (Spoon River Anthology)

To be able to see every side of every question; To be on every side, to be everything, to be nothing long; To pervert truth, to ride it for a purpose, To use great feelings and passions of the human … Continue reading

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Haiku: Going Somewhere through O’Hare — Glover Gardens

portal to … somewherethrough the rainbow at O’Hare ~going, going, gone I really like the walkways between the concourses at O’Hare Airport. Nice job, Chicago! I was doubly pleased when I looked at this photo after uploading it onto my … Continue reading

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In Memory: “I write about taco stands and fancy French restaurants to try to get people less afraid of their neighbors and to…”

Originally posted on Art of Quotation:
“I’m not a cultural anthropologist. I write about taco stands and fancy French restaurants to try to get people less afraid of their neighbors and to live in their entire city instead of sticking…

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Looking For God In All The Wrong Places

Originally posted on Highly Educated Trash:
Mother’s wisdom told you to look for God in the face of your child or perhaps in that moment to see divinity soaked in the sweat at the end of that time with a…

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