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Jon's Soapbox Chronicles: On Immigration and Playing God

Social media has been and always will be a wildfire with people throwing gasoline at each other thinking it’s water.  Now everyone is on fire, the place is full of smoke, and people are slowly and surely starting to choke out.  2,181 more words

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Sunday soapbox

Sunday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse. 31 more words

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into the sweet ~

someone thought
they heard my sigh
above the songbirds streaming
– felt my tears
e’en when
I couldn’t cry

for such as love –
I died one day… 57 more words

Poetry

Saturday soapbox

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse. 16 more words

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The Gotti and the Nought-y - those troublesome rotten tomatoes

Don’t know if you’ve kept up to date with the moviesphere recently, but there’s been a little bit of a stir about Gotti, the John Travolta starring mob flick which has garnered savage reviews. 891 more words

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"But, you see, it's not me. It's not my family."~The Cranberries

For days now, my news feed (all my news feeds, really) have been cluttered with various stories, reports, petitions, and opinions on the US and its sad state of affairs.  856 more words

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Finding Your Routine | So You Wanna Write, Eh?

One of the biggest pieces of advice all starting writers receive is: find a routine and stick to it.

I’m not talking wash your face before you go to bed, or figuring out what order you’re going to check your email while you’re at work and organize them so you don’t forget an important meeting (though, it’s a good idea to figure those out too). 1,185 more words

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