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Tl;dr?! The Christmas story. A clean porcelain nativity. News that $1T USD would be spent on the Christmas holiday (2016). I was inspired to write a piece of Ekphrastic poetry. And I finish with a holiday photo inspired by the art of Hilma af Klint. Enjoy! Or not. Nativity The nativity tableau, the crèche so …

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tl;dr!? As the sun turns us through another Holiday Season, take time to welcome, entertain, and even be grateful for all connections to others — the good, the bad, and the ugly. We’re only human. Happy Thanksgiving! Navel-gazing 101 The poem ‘The Guest House’ by Rumi, encourages us to be kind to our “guests” and …

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Public Service Announcement: Today is World Poetry Day!!! tl;dr!? There are 5 poems below but I refuse to summarize.         Either take a moment here,                           or there,                or don’t. Here we go! Woodpeckers The woodpecker bangs its head against a tree in the neighbor’s yard.     Relentless. Tenacious.     Until they stop. But then, there they go again.     Knock wood.     Knocking away for that …

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Some folks do not enjoy poetry. If that’s you, then take a big deep tl;dr!? breather. And if you do, well, enjoy! Or not. Upon Examining the Signature on a Signed Copy The Rain in Portugal, signed by Billy Collins, a gift.But in the ‘Billy Collins’ signature font      his name could be ‘Bolly Cotton’     only Bolly …

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