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Philip Levine: Animals Are Passing From Our Lives

It’s wonderful how I jog
on four honed-down ivory toes
my massive buttocks slipping
like oiled parts with each light step.

I’m to market. I can smell… 141 more words

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Marc Jampole: KABLAM!!

Debate predictions: Media face 3 moments of truth & the “birther” becomes a quitter.

 The news media would like to cast the upcoming presidential debates as an Armageddon-like battle for the votes—and souls—of Americans, but objectively speaking, it will likely resemble a prize fight between Mohammad Ali at his peak and an out-of-shape, middle-aged couch potato who took one boxing lesson decades ago. 1,122 more words

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Ellen McGrath Smith: Politics

Thank you, red, blue, and purple map on TV,

for showing us as we truly are, smaller than the people in the Lexus ad,

smaller when separated from the whole; 81 more words


Video: 'The Kid' by Charlie Chaplin (complete feature film)

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The Kid is a 1921 American silent film written, produced, and directed by Charlie Chaplin, and features Jackie Coogan as his adopted son and sidekick. 504 more words

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Video: Talking Heads -- "Once in a Lifetime"

And you may find yourself living in a shotgun shack
And you may find yourself in another part of the world
And you may find yourself behind the wheel of a large automobile… 101 more words

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10 Things I Miss About Texas

I really do miss Texas. It will always be my first home and have a special place in my heart. Besides my family and friends, here are my Top 10 Things I Miss About Texas. 221 more words


Jose Padua: A Song for Sunshine

This evening when I got home from the store
I laid a bag down on the kitchen table and
said to my wife and daughter, “Check this out.” 344 more words