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Ο επαναστάτης που ήρεμος καπνίζει το τελευταίο τσιγάρο πριν από την εκτέλεσή του!

Η φωτογραφία τραβήχτηκε λίγα λεπτά πριν από τον θάνατό του. Λέγεται Φορτίνο Σαμάνο και ενέπνευσε τον Θανάση Παπακωνσταντίνου να γράψει το ομώνυμο τραγούδι.

Με χαμόγελο και ένα τσιγάρο μπροστά στον θάνατο. Ο μεξικανός επαναστάτης, Φορτίνο Σαμάνο, στέκεται περήφανος μπροστά από το εκτελεστικό απόσπασμα. 


This Baby Can Fly! [Pondering the Afterlife]

On Earth, the soul is invisible and it’s hard to believe in what you can’t see. –The Afterlife of Billy Fingers

My friend, Ann, thinks her dad visits her from the afterlife as a cardinal (the bird kind, not the Catholic kind or the NFL kind).

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Just Beyond the Moon

Shoulders hunched at a 45 degree angle, he wasn’t the 6′ tall man he used to be. But we always reported his height and weight, 6′, 190lbs, anytime someone asked. 815 more words


Rock me baby, I’m 68 years old today!

Yes, I become 68 years old today! Old old old, I’m told – but like all elderly people I not feel old at all. Well, that’s what everyone thinks from age 32 to 92. 655 more words

Poems By Vonnely

No Fear!

In 100 Meditations on Hope Wayne A. Lamb writes:

In the midst of a storm, a little bird was clinging to the limb of a tree, seemingly calm and unafraid. 88 more words

Christian Living

Behind the Curtain

We had a 25 pound cat named Spike. He used to hide his two pound head behind a curtain and play Hide and Seek. Our role was to say in an aghast tone, “Where’s Spike? 457 more words


Stormy Weather

I’m posting this for our author, Barbara Raschka, who is having some computer problems.

Have I not commanded thee, be strong and of good courage;  be not afraid and be not dismayed for the Lord Thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.”  Joshua 1:9…

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