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Thought For the Day: A Writer Needs Three Things, Experience, Observation, and Imagination, Any Two of Which, At Times Any One of Which, Can Supply the Lack of Others

“A writer needs three things, experience, observation, and imagination, any two of which, at times any one of which, can supply the lack of the others.” -William Faulkner, novelist (25 Sep 1897-1962)

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First Principles: I Hate Deception, Even Where the Imagination Only Is Concerned

“I hate deception, even where the imagination only is concerned.”  – George Washington

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Artful In Implication

Artful In Implicationby Michael DoyleAll art is broad in its implicationBut tell me please the explanationAs today’s surrealism perks making us illWhile twisting everyday into a monstrous chillUnsettling images of disquieting sensoryExperiences abound here at the end of historyBeyond the … Continue reading

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The Paths Ahead

The Paths Aheadby Pure Love and Michael Romani So many roads yet to be takenSo many choices yet to be givenThe path stretches out beforeWith life yet for us to explore There is a magic in the moreWhen we open … Continue reading

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First Principles: I Hate Deception, Even Where the Imagination Only Is Concerned

“I hate deception, even where the imagination only is concerned.” – George Washington (1779)

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Thought For the Day: America Was Not Built On Fear. America Was Built On Courage, On Imagination, and On an Unbeatable Determination To Do the Job At Hand

“America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination, and on an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” – Harry S Truman

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In A Dissonance Theory

In A Dissonance Theoryby Michael DoyleWhat if…What if is the beginningAs good as any beginningOr so it often seemsThe waking is stuff of dreamsAnd dreams bring as much truthAs that which we are toldAll the bill of goods that we … Continue reading

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To Simply Believe

To Simply Believeby Michael DoyleThe Square root of the possibleOf all that we can achieveIs to have some gumption And to simply believeThrowing caution to the windTaking chances we defendMore on odds approximatedAnd guaranteed seldom as estimatedThe magic isn’t just … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Thoughts

NaNoWriMo Thoughtsby Michael DoyleSince the first cave paintingStories have been written and toldHere now in all of our waitingIs yet another story to be written and soldIt’s a path of thinking and imaginationIn a what if world of machinationAn another … Continue reading

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Knowing of the Why

Knowing of the Whyby Michael DoyleI believe I know the whyOf why a weeping willow criesWhen there was no time for goodbyeAnd that’s the case for each of us who diesEven in the best case of stabilityThere lies the uncanny … Continue reading

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