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About money

March 5, 2017

“It is said that with money you can have everything, but you cannot. You can buy food, but not appetite; medicine but not health; knowledge but not wisdom; glitter, but not beauty; fun, but not joy; acquaintances, but not friends; servants, but not faithfulness; leisure, but not peace. You can have the husk of everything for money, but not the kernel.”  Arne Garborg…

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Guest post Poetry

Lethe – Guest Post By Kevin Morris

February 12, 2017

Truth hides Away In the day And slides Out in dreams When all seems Real.   Dreams reveal Our fears, often in a jumble, A veritable Tumble Of confused Images and thought.   The truth may momentarily be caught For the dreamer to see, But frequently wriggles free As he awakes And his desire for forgetfulness slakes In Lethe.   —   Lether means oblivion In ancient greek and was one of the 5 rivers in Hades (the Greek underworld).…

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Guest post Poetry

Guest post; As With The Bee To The Summer Rose

February 5, 2017

As with the bee to the summer flower Man tarries many an hour Savouring the blossom’s power. Petals delicate he feels And reels At the scent of the inviting rose. In delirium he goes and takes it to his nose. His thirst to slake And desire satiate.   The bee tires. Desires Cool, as summer draws to it’s close. The red rose Withers And quivers In the growing chill. The rill Dries up And summer’s door is shut.    …

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