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The Doldrums

The word ‘doldrums’ is a nautical term, referring to a stretch of sea where the weather is extraordinarily calm. Sailing ships would become trapped in these areas, waiting for the hint of a breeze to come up so they could travel on. 316 more words

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Scalability

“Balance your perspective, and all things will come into sharp focus and proper view.”
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Ruminations

In the city

In the city, were I live, my landscape is hidden, covered in a deep thick lay of superficial nothingness.
 I think I will call this my civilisation. 48 more words
Photobiographical

White line on the carriageway

I m dazzled, blinded by the oncoming hazard of mans made creation of our age, this marvel of our today’s technology and engineering, however ironically this maybe even the catalyst to the end of this already written beautiful sonnet that we call this life, our life, my life even. 207 more words

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#anotherdayonthestrokeward

#anotherdayonthestrokeward

I m really upset this morning, not because I’m hurting or because the wound in my lumbar is sore but because the elderly gentleman opposite my bed winces in pain as he looks at what was his most useful tool yesterday is so far away from being his own today. 95 more words

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Biro-boy

Biro-boy

Biro-boy Biro-boy
Oh what joy
Who the hell gave him that pen!
“appened when thy was not looking at em”

Biro-boy Biro-boy
What a parlava… 22 more words

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Family Time

My family has been going on camping trips for pretty much as long as I can remember. We started out in the typical fashion; we would set up our tent, roll out our sleeping bags and revel in the rustic-ness of tent camping. 382 more words

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