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Our Guiding Light, A Gambler

in memoriam, October 1, 2017

How far that little candle throws his beams!
So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
Merchant of Venice… 1,374 more words

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The Commute, A Gambler

The world is charged with the grandeur of God.
It will flame out, like shining from shook foil
— Hopkins

My black tie flaps like a dog-tongue in the early morning breeze.

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my heart, new love & you.

I’ve got this treasure chest heart

heavy under lock and key

full of kaleidoscope

and I swear I love like gold and copper

even if I love like splintered lid closing tightly… 303 more words

Words from the Wise Bard, Kenny Rogers

You got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em, know when to walk away, know when to run.

This is especially important advice in today’s world of social media. 314 more words

Opinions

Know When To Hold 'Em

Kenny Rogers once opined
That every now and then you find
You get too tight, it breaks your mind,
And that’s no way to live, my friend. 82 more words

Poetry

The Vexations of Varying Translations

Yes, yes, I know I do tend to ramble on about the vagaries of different translations of some of my favourite books; but at the risk of being a bore, this came back into to my mind recently thanks, oddly enough, to OH’s film-watching tendencies! 602 more words

The Melting Pot, A Gambler

————already had I dreamt
Of my sweet birth-place
—Coleridge

I slide into the corner booth at the Ox; I grab a menu and sigh and speak: “Nearly get whiplash entering this place from the light to dark.”

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