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HAIKU 5*7*5* A stain on the sheet

December 12, 2017 Leave a comment

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A stain on the sheet

Rinse off shampoo residue

Lather, rinse, repeat

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HAIKU 5*7*5* A stain on the sheet

December 12, 2017 1 comment

A stain on the sheet

Rinse off shampoo residue

Lather, rinse, repeat

LIBERALISM

November 4, 2017 Leave a comment

“I have learned, in middle age, that I have a different concept of what it means to be liberal than does most of our society.  Liberalism is not grounded in sensitivity, which is the determination to say or do nothing which, might give offense, rather it is grounded in tolerance which is the determination not to take offense.

HAIKU 5*7*5* Resolutions

October 18, 2017 Leave a comment

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Twenty seventeen

Making resolutions for

Two thousand eighteen

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HAIKU 5*7*5* Resolutions

October 18, 2017 1 comment

Twenty seventeen

Making resolutions for

Two thousand eighteen

Christopher Columbus Day 2016

October 10, 2017 Leave a comment

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Christopher Columbus Day passed with nary a notice this Monday, October 10, 2016, with about as much attention as that garnered by Thanksgiving in Canada.

Columbus Day was a celebrated holiday during my boyhood.  I remember very well standing in front of the 1/2 bathroom of 269 Lincoln Blvd. Merrick, New York that stood at the cusp of our kitchen and screened porch looking at the Meadowbrook Bank calendar affixed to the door and seeing the caricature of Christopher Columbus wearing what appeared to be a round crowned sombrero on 10/10.

My 2nd. Grade teacher Miss Glugatch at the Merrick Ave. school had us make little models of the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria by tracing around construction paper forms to make little flat models of Columbus’ ships from the very same construction paper forms that would make little flat models of Thanksgiving turkeys.

Brown for the boats…

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HAIKU 5*7*5* Walk home

September 7, 2017 Leave a comment

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Just don’t have a car

Fifty seven hundred shifts

Walk home from the bar

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