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"When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: 'Whose?' "

“When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: ‘Whose?’ “

— Don Marquis, writer, journalist, humorist

Writer

ON THIS DAY: July 29, 2017

July 29 is

Army Chaplain Corps Anniversary *

Chicken Wing Day

Lasagna Day

Lipstick Day

Global Tiger Day

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History

Petals

A meditation on the very long apprenticeship that is writing. This poem, ‘Confetti,’ was first published in Poetrix Issue 39 in 2012.

Confetti

Publishing a book of poetry is like dropping a petal into the Grand Canyon  100 more words

It's Spring! What the World Needs Now Is Jazz, Sweet Jazz

It may be a long, long time from May to December, JazzBabies, but it’s also a long, long time from the day a person is born to the time they start scanning obituary pages for familiar names. 852 more words

Jazz

The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race. ~ Don Marquis