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Another Author's Insight: William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)

To a Friend Whose Work Has Come to Nothing

Now all the truth is out,
Be secret and take defeat
From any brazen throat,
For how can you compete,

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Cricket Jokes (some are lame – admitted) – A BOOK I was WRITING in 2012

  1. Why did the horny playboy call the Australian cricket manager ? B’cos he was after a couple of hussies
  2. What would you call Tony Greig bowling a maiden over ?
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When a flower blossoms
We know
That it has been touched by
The ray

When a woman blossoms
We know
That she has been touched by… 20 more words



drunkard’s child
finds a forgotten apple
with a bruised cheek
she rubs it with gentle hands
as memories throb


Frozen Friend

scarecrow, frozen friend,
shelters a chickadee
under his collar


Fable on King Coconuts

I took out a king-coconut
Which I had bought from a street-side vendor
A matured ripe orange nut
That I slashed with a carved knife, 36 more words



Men and women warm up their interiors
With a little coin to a ragamuffin
Or praying loud and hard next to a crucifix
Or sharing a facebook page of a lonely beggar child… 176 more words