Monthly Archives: December 2016

First Prize

‘Twas late within the lovely living year, When I knew, knew, that you were all for me,— My highest own, above these heights we cheer, Which sacredize man’s spirit in the sky, That catch the sun and moon, the clouds … Continue reading

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Disclosure

The 14 year old boy, who had been raised by a very religious mother, and had gone to church for most of his years, told her one day that he was an atheist, that God wasn’t real. “What?!” she exclaimed, … Continue reading

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In Vain

God stood up in his heaven and surveyed the earth. He saw that men and women were pretending that it mattered where they prayed—against a wall, against a floor, against a strip-tease pole, against a refrigerator—and he saw that they … Continue reading

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To Praise (For professor Tara Smith, author of “Ayn Rand’s Normative Ethics, so clearly, so beautifully written!)

Praise to the praiser this praiser sings, That Justice, triumphant, may spread its wide wings, And that Tara, the honest one, sweep ever high In the joy of her flight up in Reason’s clear sky! Praise to the praiser, and … Continue reading

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Fool’s Gold

The needy, speedy, meany man Ran out to rob a bank. It held much gold, much glorious gold— For him, all his, to have and hold! He’s robbed the bank! He’s robbed the bank! He’s richer than a king! Yet … Continue reading

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One Hell Of A Guy!

A young lady named Laura Fell in love with a poet. “A poet? What’s that?” Scowled her Dad. “Why, he writes and he sings The most beautiful things. That’s what, that’s what!” She was mad. “But Laura, my honey, He … Continue reading

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No White-Lie Christmas

Tom stepped into Joan’s sparkling apartment with his Christmas present tucked under his arm. He looked around at all the bright ribbons, bows and lights and felt strongly pleased. He put the red and white wrapped package on an empty … Continue reading

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