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Chimeric Spoon

Those who attempt to plunge a Chimeric Spoon into their soup should not be surprised by what it discovers below the brim of broth…

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Bill Herbert

Special Edition

When I was a little girl my grandmother recited and read poetry to me. I have her to thank for my love of poetry. Today for her 90th birthday, … 42 more words

pursuit of hirsute


The husband was incredulous.

“I just can’t believe you would ask any man to do that, let alone a virtual stranger,” mine own sweet Samson spluttered. 531 more words

Bird Illustrations by Edward Lear

Edward Lear was a 19th century English author and poet, renowned today primarily for his literary nonsense, in poetry and prose, and especially his limericks, a form that he popularised. 564 more words

Bird Art

ART: A Dervish In The Bazaar

A flash from the past – Tirana’s Bazaar in 1848.  A man tries to paint as a whirling dervish “Twirled about, and performed many curious antics, he frequently advanced to me, shaking a long hooked stick, covered with jingling ornaments… 232 more words

Albania

The Owl and the Pussycat

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The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea
In a beautiful pea-green boat,
They took some honey, and plenty of money,
Wrapped up in a five-pound note. 199 more words

Edward Lear

"The owl and the pussycat" by Edward Lear

Edward Lear

(1812 – 1888)

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The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea

In a beautiful pea green boat,

They took some honey, and plenty of money, 132 more words

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