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Tender Machines

The image on the cover of this new collection is called ‘Panel Parrot’, and it’s a response from 13-year-old Abe Baillie to the title phrase. I wanted something that fused the childlike with the futuristic; and I love the way it manages to suggest something animal and something manufactured. 375 more words

Procrastination

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.

Don Marquis, “Reader’s Digest”

Quotes

3 Quotes in 3 Days Challenge: Day 2

The second quote I’ve chosen for this quote challenge is by Don Marquis, in his work, “The Lesson of the Moth.” Read the whole thing here.

Culture

Cryptoquote Spoiler - 07/24/15

“Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.”   —   Don Marquis… 31 more words

Entertainment

Cat Walking a poem

Cat Walking

“Meow”

Oh you cat, what do you see?

You who slinks, and sings, with purring premonitions, and scathing recognitions, what do you see? 222 more words

Contemplation

"Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose-petal down the Grand Canyon and..."

“Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose-petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.”

– Don Marquis, journalist, author, novelist, poet, newspaper columnist, playwright

Writer