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Good Luck Sitting Still!

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Good Luck Sitting Still!

PERFECT LOVE by Tyrants in Therapy–– Reviewed by Steve Werblun If there’s ever been a dance tune that could be considered important, it would have to be Perfect Love , the

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THE REVEREND JOSIAH PYKE’S MOBILE PHONE

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THE REVEREND JOSIAH PYKE’S MOBILE PHONE

THE REVEREND JOSIAH PYKE’S MOBILE PHONE. The Reverend Josiah Pyke was wonderfully happy with his mobile (cell) phone. It was supposed to be one of those all-singing, all-dancing

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Glossa Teaching for Mindful Poetry’s January Form-of-the-Month

Glossa Teaching for Mindful Poetry’s January Form-of-the-Month

    And even the suggestion of one of the forms , when a poet understands it well , can haunt a good poem like a ghost . When writing a glossa,

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26 January 1788 – A Fibonacci Poem for Australia Day – SatWE, January

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26 January 1788 – A Fibonacci Poem for Australia Day – SatWE, January

26 January 1788                             Sydney Cove                                      A

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Exiled Tyrants Get Lost in a Remote Delta Area

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Exiled Tyrants Get Lost in a Remote Delta Area

We are two little Tyrants who have lost their way. Guess where we are. We stayed at the Comfort Suites in _______ this past Christmas. Our stay was for 7 days (Dec. 23rd through

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WITH STEINBECK’S WIFE. ( STRONG LANGUAGE)

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WITH STEINBECK’S WIFE. ( STRONG LANGUAGE)

Benedict went out with Steinbeck’s wife and Steinbeck (no not that Steinbeck, some other, less know, not a writer, but a driver) didn’t know, or if he did he didn’t show

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THE REVEREND JOSIAH PYKE’S JUDGEMENT

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THE REVEREND JOSIAH PYKE’S JUDGEMENT

THE REVEREND JOSIAH PYKE’S JUDGEMENT On his way from the old rectory to his church the Reverend Josiah Pyke passed Mildred Downder, an old woman holding an almost empty methylated spirits

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Stranded

Stranded

  Ink runs from the corners of my mouth There is no happiness like mine. I have been eating poetry.                  

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SunWinks! Sunday Gather Writing Essential January 6, 2013 Syllabic Verse (SunWE)

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SunWinks! Sunday Gather Writing Essential January 6, 2013 Syllabic Verse (SunWE)

January 5, 2013 Dad is rallying.  He’s getting a little more alert and lucid every day.  The antibiotics are still engaged in a titanic struggle with the pneumonia. 

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Before The Road Closes

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Before The Road Closes

Gathering clouds Hovering Around Spires of Rock, Earth’s Projectiles Shades of Gray Paint the Sky Glimpses of nature’s marvels Trumpeter swans Big

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TO STAY OR TO GO?

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TO STAY OR TO GO?

TO STAY OR TO GO? This is me aged 5 or 6 and I uploaded the photo to accompany a post (prompted by the genre shorties group) that I wrote yesterday and that vanished into thin air before

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Michigan Meanderings – 002 Surreal Mid-West

Michigan Meanderings – 002 Surreal Mid-West

When recently I went browsing through my Gather archives (collected in The Magi Cafe ), I was bemused to discover that to date I have posted approximately 160 photo-essays on Gather

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Polishing the Silver.

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Polishing the Silver.

Susie polishes the silver. She hates polishing the forks, the bits in between, the stink of the cleanser. She’d rather be in bed with Polly in the attic. Holding her close, feeling her

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The call-up summons

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The call-up summons

It was almost evening when I’ve returned home after an exhausting day of work. I thought of eating a light supper, changing and going out to have some fun. I switched on the TV out of curiosity, to

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Happy New Year! (Saturday Writing Essential)

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Happy New Year! (Saturday Writing Essential)

This far into the new year everyone should have all the partying out of their system and be able to think once again. Well, I’ll be kind to you and not ask you to think too

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Bear’s and My Morning Walk 1-4-13

Bear’s and My Morning Walk 1-4-13

Bear and I trooped out on our walk this morning, me with my camera in its case.  One never knew–I might see something picture-worthy someplace !   The first thing I saw out

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Disappointing Peppers for “FWE-Disappointment”

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Disappointing Peppers for “FWE-Disappointment”

The prompt for FWE for 12/28/2012, in the absence of our new mom Andrea, is disappointment . Be certain to include “FWE-Disappointment” in your title, tag with FWE, and post to Gather Writing

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Janice and You and Gathering Coal.

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Janice and You and Gathering Coal.

Janice helped you to gather up the loose pieces of coal on the cobbled road leading to the coal wharf off Meadow Row you watched as she put the pieces in the sack you’d brought with

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Good Friday Morning, Gather !

Good Friday Morning, Gather !

Hello, all ! I got more than I thought done yesterday, as I’m a bit sore today. ;)  Not sure what I’ll get done today. Last night after Mom went to bed I watched “UP” which we had

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Birthday Girl

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Birthday Girl

p; Birthday Girl How many years have come and gone To bring you to my dreams You fill my days with luscious thoughts Pray, tell me what this means

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Rainy Days

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Rainy Days

p;   Rainy Days in every life rain must fall, tis said elusive is that life we seek, where ease pervades our days…smooth paved each path we tread

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Haiku of the Day (The Beatific Vision)

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Haiku of the Day (The Beatific Vision)

The “Beatific Vision” appears when we “Let It Be As It Is.” Allowing “What Is” To be “As It Is” restores “The Vision of God.” Letting “Whatever Is” be “As It Is” reveals “The Beauty of All.” [Rich

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Last 2012 Walk pics

Last 2012 Walk pics

Since I got my new camera case, I’ve been trying to take pictures on my walks with bear.  I ha ven’t done it every time, but I did the last day of 2012. :)   The sky had some cool

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SHARING A LITTLE PIECE OF ME

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SHARING A LITTLE PIECE OF ME

p; TICK-TOCK ME This is my favourite mechanical gramophone, bought after my famous collection was started! For me, it all started many years ago at a boot sale when I

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