Monthly Archives: April 2014

National Poetry Month: T.S. Eliot

Awfully close to dropping the ball just short of the goal line…I’m several poems behind, but you’ll get ’em all today. The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock By T. S. Eliot S’io credesse che mia risposta fosse A persona … Continue reading

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Quotes From The Dark Side: Paul Ryan

Because he cares…. ”We’re not going to give up on destroying the health care system for the American people.” —Rep. Paul Ryan, March 12, 2013

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DISOBEY

With all due respect to Shepard Fairey, whom I admired quite a lot:                   http://www.zazzle.com/henry_david_thoreau_disobey_shirt-235114453404536130

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National Poetry Month: Robert Pinsky

I received the following facebook message last night, from the gallery of distant rogues: “Poesy Month, eh? Where’s the fucking Pinksy (sic), Chuck?” Point taken. An Explanation of America: A Love of Death by Robert Pinsky Imagine a child from … Continue reading

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Best Damned Quotes–Dostoyevsky AND MLK Jr.

Today our righteous quotes make for an End-of-April Two-Fer.  My good friend Tony posted an excellent Dostoyevsky twitter quote last Friday, which at first made me feel a little guilty considering my, um, propensity for editorializing.  Being the bigger man … Continue reading

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The SHAG-WAGON Parked On My Fence

So, we garden–the front part of our .67 acre plot is somewhat presentable–flowers, trees, a chemical-free lawn–but the “back 40″ is under my domain and reflects my particular Appalachian redneck sensibility.  At present, the lawn tractor sits in the middle … Continue reading

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Random Internet Photo: Fiat Cowgirl

So, I owe you an extra poem–yesterday got busy, man–and a real live handwritten homespun entry–and both are on the way, I promise.  But, in the meantime, I’ll hand over another interesting photo I stumbled by at some point and … Continue reading

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