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Riders on the storm

With the dock trap full of big crabs
and Papou cheering Dusty Rhodes over a drink,
we ride to the pier on bikes.

With fishing poles and a bucket, 95 more words

Poetry

His Sins Were Scarlet

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When I am dead,

I hope it may be said,

“His sins were scarlet,

but his books were read.”

~ Hillaire Belloc 6 more words

A LARK IN THE PARK-ER

Today, I’m in the mood to quote that great wit, Dorothy Parker. Actually, I was in the mood to do so yesterday (her birthday), but my computer wasn’t. 241 more words

Humor

Roman Epitaphs B808:The Dead Taunt the Living

“ you who are reading this epitaph, remember that you too will be dead.”

Qui legis hunc titulum, mortalem te esse memento.

The deceased’s fitting reminder to the curious, perhaps smug, onlooker. 14 more words

Latin