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Splendid Sat. Eve. @ The Yardbird Suite

Old friend pianist-composer Andrew Glover was showcasing his new music backed by Mike Lent on bass, Sandro Dominelli, J.F. Picard on saxes, and Bob Tildesley on trumpet. A very funny (thanks to Andrew’s tales of basement dĂ©cor, basement CD copy … Continue reading

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Lyric excerpts from “Albatross”,

the most beautiful, romantic folk song ever written by Judy Collins (from her 1967 Wildflowers album. Also shown, her soaring follow-up album, Who Knows Where the Time Goes. Both highly recommended.) “Even now by the gate with your long hair … Continue reading

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Easy Prediction

If T2 fails to get the pipeline built, he won’t be re-elected.

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More Lunacy and Morals Decline

Two small kids interrupting my 7 Eleven transaction this morning to try and buy smokers’ accoutrements sold on the counter. Told by the clerk they were too young and couldn’t buy such. “Why not? I’ve got a birth certificate. I’ve … Continue reading

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What I Have Enjoyed Most about Poetry Long-Term:

(Richard Davies) -its freeing word-play -its capacity for wit and for expressing ironic, intelligent, heartfelt perspectives in a short space/fewer words -its ability to express beauty and truth in a boiled-down, direct way -the necessity of its being read aloud … Continue reading

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Our Rip-Off Western World

Humbolt’s team logo ripped off by various companies without any financial restitution. So much of our daily Western lives is about (making) money (to wit, Trump) and using others (even in times of tragedy) just to make a goddamn almighty … Continue reading

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The Other Great Propensity

of the world is to make non-stop wars everywhere and to attack and kill other people in daily life. Man remains the supremely violent animal on the planet. Whatever gains in civilization and peace, historically, always have to be weighed against … Continue reading

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A Slimeball Prez with Zero Credibility:

2,436 false or misleading claims since he took power a year ago. —NY Times Who does one believe: the most openly corrupt, law-breaking president of all time or the most respected American newspaper of all time? Who’s the real fake … Continue reading

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Quotes on Metaphor

“The greatest thing by far is to be a master of metaphor.” –Aristotle “A noble metaphor, when it is placed to an advantage, casts a kind of glory around it, and darts a luster through a whole sentence.” –Joseph Addison … Continue reading

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The best stuff is usually

the boiled-down stuff. –RD

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