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AUSTRALIA 🇦🇺 J Jay Samuel Davis

Australian We Are a Proud Nation

We boast no more of our bloodless flag, that rose from a nation’s slime; Better a shred of a deep-dyed rag from the storms of the olden time. From grander clouds in our `peaceful skies’ than ever were there before I tell you the Star of the South shall rise — in the lurid clouds […]

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WORLD HISTORY

First Niagara Falls Barrel Survivor ~ America

FIRST NIAGARA FALLS BARREL SURVIVOR… 1901 Annie Edson Taylor, a widowed teacher from New York, became the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel and live to tell the tale. Annie was struggling financially when she seized on the idea as a means to secure fame and fortune. On October 24 1901, […]

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J Jay Samuel Davis

He should Marry a Peacock ~ Mr President

“TRUTH?” a poem July 16, 2019 (Tuesday) “If I-am to trust you, I-WANT ABSOLUTE-TRUTH, ‘The-Truth, yes, The-Whole-Truth!’ ” said-John-W.-Booth!! “I NEED-always-to-know, I-can de-pend-upon-you, So THE TRUTH, yes, The WHOLE Truth -I’ll-expect-YOU TO-DO!” “OK!” [from-Honest-Abe!] “But-WAIT! Are-you-sure? For, sometimes – THE TRUTH! it-may-be a-blur!” “Well, the truth-is:-I-DON’T-TRUST-YOU!” so-John shot-Him-one-night, But he REALLY-JUST-DIDN’T-TRUST-HIMSELF! It’s hard, without-light! “Tell-THE-TRUTH,” […]

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J Jay Samuel Davis

The Garden Of Eden ~

“THE FIRST MAN’S PLEDGE, SINCE ALL HIS TALK UPSET HER SO!” a poem, a.k.a.: “Pledge For Ev’ – And Ev-ea!” a.k.a.: “I Will Be YOUR SNAKE, Silent! And Undulating!” in the popular series: “In The Garden of Delight!” Tuesday: July 16, 2019 “So-I’ll N-Eeva cause her stress and pain, I’ll-just SHUT-UP! and-write poetric-refrain!” That way: […]