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“Sentimentality is the enjoyment of emotion for its own sake, a kind of connoisseurship of feelings without the obligation to act on them, the narcissism of the heart.” 7 more words


Strange Signs of Growing Old!

As old age starts to accost me more frequently, it seems that two things are accelerating rapidly – my ear hair and my forehead. I’m sure the body knows what it’s doing but I do wonder what life will throw at me that will necessitate lengthy ear hair and an extended forehead, which could, by the way, comfortably house a couple of solar panels.



by Cam M. Roberts
Behind every kind smile and nod of assent
lies an impasse viler than words can mend —
© CMR, 2014
Cam M. Roberts

Epigram Poems


Epigrams are short satirical poems ending with either a humorous retort or a stinging punchline.
Used mainly as expressions of social criticism or political satire, the most common forms are written as a couplet: a pair of rhymed lines in the same meter. 70 more words

My Creative Self

Old Poem Saturday - Epigram by Pope

Today we went 18th century old poem – an epigram by Alexander Pope. The drawing (ink on paper) of a brush rabbit skull is by my very talented friend Gentani – check out his site… 16 more words

Illustrated Poetry

not lost

“Some things we have only as long as they remain lost, some things are not lost only so long as they are distant.”

- Rebecca Solnit, “The Blue of Distance,” A Field Guide to Getting Lost

Rebecca Solnit