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Thoughts On Dorian Gray

Thoughts On Dorian Grayby Michael DoyleTextured as it is in prescienceAre those things outside of scienceAmong these is the legend of Dorian GrayOf which there is much yet to sayImages that stick through flesh like a knifeSliced cleanly through the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: No Matter Which Party Is In Power, the Government Cannot Be Trusted To Label ‘Truth’ or ‘Fiction’ Any More Than Facebook or Twitter Can

“No matter which party is in power, the government cannot be trusted to label ‘truth’ or ‘fiction’ any more than Facebook or Twitter can.” – ACLU Maybe they really mean it now? They have stood up against the Trump bans … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Common and Continual Mischiefs of the Spirit of Party Are Sufficient To Make It the Interest and Duty of A Wise People To Discourage and Restrain It

“The common and continual mischiefs of the spirit of party are sufficient to make it the interest and duty of a wise people to discourage and restrain it.” – George Washington

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Thought For the Day: He Serves His Party Best Who Serves the Country Best

“He serves his party best who serves the country best. “– Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th US president (4 Oct 1822-1893)

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Slips of the Tongue

Slips of the Tongueby Michael DoyleSlips of the feeble tongueCome more often when no longer youngThings ill thought should often not be saidBut instead kept inside one’s headOur lives are played out like a movieSometimes hellbent though that doesn’t move … Continue reading

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An Introduction of Light

Photography is a trick of light crafted to create the illusion desired.  It depends on ambient or found light and that introduced light that we use to reflect how we choose to see what we are viewing.  Or, ummm… something … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Little Matter Will Move A Party, But, It Must Be Something Great That Moves A Nation

“A little matter will move a party, but it must be something great that moves a nation.” – Thomas Paine (1792)    

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Nostalgia For Guantanamo

Next on the series of challenges for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 11 is to write a poem pertinent to places of origin.  It seems to me that regardless of place of birth or my history of Hawai’i and California, the place that … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Politician Best Serves His or Her Party By Serving the Country Well (Not By Partisanship)

“He serves his party best who serves the country best.” – Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th US president (4 Oct 1822-1893)    

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