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Ubi Est Mea — Where's mine?

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Mike Royko gave Chicago its unofficial motto: “Ubi Est Mea — Where’s mine?”

In a smoke-filled room some political captains meet. 851 more words

Quotation - Carl Sandburg

“Poetry is the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits.”

- Carl Sandburg

Weekly Post

"A Light exists in Spring": Poems to Celebrate the First Day of Spring

Today is the first day of spring! After a long winter, I’m always filled with wonder when the earth turns green again. The first bright purple crocuses push up from the ground, and the daffodils dance in the warm breeze. 916 more words


On silent haunches

The mood ambushed me, a grey blanket of oppression. They were like that, these sneaky moods, lurking, waiting for me to forget myself. Then fog descends, sapping joy, muting sounds, washing out colours. 414 more words


Listening to the rain #SOL15

My dad always told us his favorite poem was Fog by Carl Sandburg.I’m not sure he liked it because of what it said or because it was a short one he could remember. 148 more words

Slice Of Life Story

Quote for today:

This exercise has been suggested by myathiestblog as an alternative to the word prompt, suggested by WP.

Single statements are evocative. What do the following quotes evoke?  136 more words

Daily Post

While Carl wrote poetry...

While Carl wrote poetry…Lilian raised Nubian goats

The Great Hunt
I never knew any more beautiful than you:
I have hunted you under my thoughts, 57 more words

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