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The Unauthorized Use of Something I Read



A Facebook friend, Stanley K. Ridgley, PhD., has written The Complete Guide to Business School Presenting.  I was so taken by an excerpt of the book on the speaker’s use of the ‘Pause’, a teaser which Stanley had posted online, that I purchased the book. 885 more words

Robert Bly: "I have decided to blame no one for my life...."

Isn’t it time to choose the better story? Step one: be present, choose to blame no one, just for today… (Simple but not easy!) 130 more words


I have decided to blame no one for my life

Sunday is a good day for reading poetry, wouldn’t you agree?

Sometimes poetry comes in the form of images, sometimes in words. Here is from the beginning of  85 more words

The Dailies: September 11, 2016

At The Writer’s Almanac, Robert Bly has

Sleeping Faces

Tonight the first fall rain washes away my sly distance.
I have decided to blame no one for my life. 87 more words

Hafez - Become A Lover

Don’t tell the mysteries of drunkenness and love
To a pedant. Let him pass away on his own,
With his ignorance and self-centerdness still inside. 286 more words


"Praising Manners" by Robert Bly

We should ask God
To help us toward manners. Inner gifts
Do not find their way
To creatures without just respect.

If a man or woman flails about, he not only… 156 more words


"When William Stafford Died" by Robert Bly

Well, water goes down the Montana gullies.
“I’ll just go around this rock and think
About it later.” That’s what you said.
When death came, you said, “I’ll go there.” 208 more words