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Mr. Popper's Penguins

Imagine a knock

on your door

& a package

lands at your

feet on the floor.

How neat,


But wait,

the box moves

from side to side - 149 more words

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Highway 80 to Nowhere, 1928

Try to take

Highway 80

any where


& you’ll end

up in a lake -

Or  worse -

the desert


That’s because,

my friend, 212 more words

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The War of the Worlds

Well, Wells -

Hell, Hells -

War by

any name

is Awful.

All around us

things blow-up,

ppl die,

lawful or

un-lawful -

war is not… 74 more words

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Repeat Patterns

One day or night

(loose or


we shall be

gazing down

up on the ground,

marveling at the maze

of patterns.

from where

we fly, 104 more words

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Raggedy Ann and Betsy Bonnet Strings, 1943

Like Ann (and Andy)

Raggedy, I am

& also Rude &

Randy -

(or so it’s how

I see


Never thought

I’d reach this… 164 more words

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Contemporary Chinese Painting, 1988


Art springs forth like plum blossoms

Ripe fruit tastes better

A book can also be a catalog; a catalog can also be a book. This is from  the 1988 art exhibit catalog of Chinese Contemporary Art – including 15 Chinese artists, whose work could finally be seen post-Cultural-Revolution. 42 more words

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Walt Disney's Living Desert, 1954

Silent desert teemed

with life unseen, til Disney

lit a moonlight beam

Walt Disney’s Living Desert , published in 1954, was the first in a series of True-Life Adventure books written by Jane Werner and the Staff of the Walt Disney Studio. 74 more words

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