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If I had a rocket launcher

Back in 1984, in the midst of bad electronic music, and daily reports of government-sponsored atrocities in Central America, came the sounds of Bruce Cockburn. 284 more words

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Interlude

Day 23: Peace Poetry Postcard Month

In winter’s forest room
light streams down
from eternity’s birth,
moss unfurls where
no sun alights,
vines yaw, rocks…

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The Great Flydini

Some magic just deserves parody. And who else but Steve Martin? The Great Flydini doesn’t have anything up his sleeve. The fly give access to a much bigger cache of magic.

Enjoy!

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Dance Me to the End of Love

I’ve been touched again and again by Leonard Cohen’s poetry. Leonard has been a fellow traveler of my heart and mind for well over 30 years. 266 more words

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Robert Burns Day 2017

As a teenager, I was fascinated by Burns’s poetry. When I picked up a used “Collected Works”, I was dumbfounded to read his letters. His prose was clear, unadorned 19th century English. 386 more words

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WONDER~by Balachandran Nair

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No more it is any wonder
I always scribble some blunder
As infant, and brain very tender
I sucked papa’s nipples slender
As a boy I was no better… 96 more words

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I'm an adult now?

Yeah, I guess so. As the old joke goes, I knew I’d get old; I just didn’t expect it to happen so fast.

Back in 1986, The Pursuit of Happiness rocked Canada’s 20-somethings with “I’m an adult now” a comical look at the bewilderment of unexpectedly finding yourself to be an adult. 63 more words

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