Monthly Archives: June 2016

On Aging

If accepting the fact that you will one day die is accepting reality and the nature of life, then so is accepting the fact that increasing age is accompanied by weakening physical powers and abilities. Yes, you may rightly forestall … Continue reading

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Words of Love Love Love

In the cool-cool-cool of the morning When the sun’s low-low in the sky, I am up-up-up and I’m writing, And I’m high-high-high, very high! There’s a click, chick, click of a blackbird, There’s a coo-coo-coo of a dove, And my … Continue reading

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Moral Thought

The radish harvest is under way, Man and machine do earn their pay. Competent, smooth, and sure and swift, Out of the ground the radishes lift! Oh, what speed! How well designed! What tug and sift of gifting mind! Machine … Continue reading

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Annabel Lee (another bright shadow of Poe—in many of Poe’s poems there is a sense of fateful loss. Well, I have killed Fate.)

It was many and many a year ago, In a village far from sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee. And this maiden she lived with no other thought Than to … Continue reading

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New Eldorado (a bright shadow of Poe)

Roughly was dressed, This gallant man, For work in sun and shadow, Had journeyed long Singing a song In search of Eldorado. This man so bold, He came there old, Yet youth of mind still lead, oh! To wealth in … Continue reading

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The Official

The IRS official looked down his short bumpy nose at the common taxpayer. “You have been brought here,” he said, “to explain why you haven’t paid your taxes.” The citizen, a man who worked 12 to 14 hours a day … Continue reading

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The Inferiors

When government officials create laws and regulations which involve the initiation of force against its citizens, when they seek to prohibit free speech, they are professing that they are stupid, dumb, immoral, and afraid. They are providing proof that they … Continue reading

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