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DON’T DO IT ~

I think Charles Bukowski is the greatest poet of the 20th century-bar none. He came to the party late, not writing his first poetry until he was 35 years of age. But ageism is one of those self inflicted human curses that plague western society. Physical beauty is a fleeting, ephemeral creature, but inner beauty […]

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A Lover’s Envy – Henry Van Dyke

I envy every flower that blows Along the meadow where she goes, And every bird that sings to her, And every breeze that brings to her The fragrance of the rose. I envy every poet’s rhyme That moves her heart at even time, And every tree that wears for her Its brightest bloom, and bears […]

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~ A Passing Bell – David Herbert

Mournfully to and fro, to and fro the trees are waving; What did you say, my dear? The rain-bruised leaves are suddenly shaken, as a child Asleep still shakes in the clutch of a sob Yes, my love, I hear. One lonely bell, one only, the storm-tossed afternoon is braving, Why not let it ring? […]

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~ Weather – Ambrose Bierce

Once I dipt into the future far as human eye could see, And I saw the Chief Forecaster, dead as anyone can be Dead and damned and shut in Hades as a liar from his birth, With a record of unreason seldom paralleled on earth. While I looked he reared him solemnly, that incandescent youth, […]

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~ Oh! Mr Best You’re Very Bad – Jane Austen 😁

I don’t suppose your that silly 😋

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~ Good-Night – Percy Bysshe Shelley

Good-night? ah! no; the hour is ill Which severs those it should unite; Let us remain together still, Then it will be a good night. How can I call the lone night good, Though thy sweet wishes wing its flight? Be it not said, thought, understood — Then it will be — good night. To […]

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~ Jane and Eliza – Ann Taylor 😁

Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone. ⚜⚜🔱