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“BADGEROW FAMILY ORIGAMI.” a poem November 13, 2019 (Wednesday, as The Impeachme Drnt Hearings start in The U. S. of A.)

“BADGEROW FAMILY ORIGAMI.” a poem November 13, 2019 (Wednesday, as The Impeachment Hearings start in The U. S. of A.) Mommy likes The Twirling Cranes, for, YES, She likes The Couple, SwirlingAround in Time and Space, buoyant and so supple. Daddy is The Star of David, confident and strong, UntilCatastrophe hits us all; then, MomHelpsUs […]

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“I CARE.” a poem November 11, 2019 (Veteran’s Day) MONDAY.

PEACE BE WITH YOU ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™

“I CARE.” a poem November 11, 2019 (Veteran’s Day) MONDAY. I think I’M CURED of saying THAT; Saying: “I don’t give a [blank]” because I’ve been at, THE RECEIVING END on one too many occasions, Hearing SAID PHRASE from even intimate relations. I USED TO proudly DECLARE: “I don’t give a [blank],” Thinking that it […]

NOVEMBER 10: MARINE CORPS BIRTHDAY
NOVEMBER 11: VETERANโ€™S DAY
Ben H. English
Alpine, Texas


NOVEMBER 10: MARINE CORPS BIRTHDAYNOVEMBER 11: VETERANโ€™S DAY โ€œI now know why men who have been to war yearn to reunite. Not to tell stories or look at old pictures. Not to laugh or weep. Comrades gather because they long to be with the men who once acted their best, men who suffered and sacrificed, […]

Ben H. English ~ Historian, Alphine, Texas, USA

โ€œThe value of a sentiment is the amount of sacrifice you are prepared to make for it.โ€–John Galsworthy Along the eastern banks of the Tornillo just west of the bare, roughhewn hills of the Cuesta Carlota, sit the rotting remains of a manโ€™s dream from a century and more before. His name was Max Ernst. […]

Ben H. English ~ Historian Alpine, Texas

โ€œThe value of a sentiment is the amount of sacrifice you are prepared to make for it.โ€ –John Galsworthy Along the eastern banks of the Tornillo just west of the bare, roughhewn hills of the Cuesta Carlota, sit the rotting remains of a manโ€™s dream from a century and more before. His name was Max […]

Old American Twang ๐Ÿ˜‚

We used to use the term “conniption” in Montana, when I was growing up; we only used it in the term CONNIPTION FIT, and a person would “have a conniption fit” if they were VERY upset. ๐Ÿ˜- It is a made-up word, used by “Country Folk,” like The Beverly Hillbillies; it falls into the category […]

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