Monthly Archives: July 2018

Yet — A Pondering Mind

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Quote: Besa Kosova…literacy advocate/poet

A homeless man visited my store today. The few quarters that he had in his pocket he invested on books.  I offered him free books, but he insisted on giving me his quarters. He walked away filled with joy as … Continue reading

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The Bookstore…A tiny story

“Bunny,” said Joey, softly.  “Are you a Fairy Princess?” She shrugged.  “I don’t know.  Maybe.  The man said I was.” “Do you remember where you were before you started living in the alley, with the rest of us?” “Uhhhh…mmm.  I … Continue reading

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One of my flower pots…

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POLITIKS OF GRAFFITI 90: TRULY ORWELLIAN — TOKIDOKI (NOMAD)

George Orwell’s 1984: “The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.” and 45 this week: “Just remember, what you’re seeing and what you’re reading is not what’s happening,” … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Machiavelli’s Backyard- Poetry: Buy, Sell, or Hold/David Lohrey — A Global Divergent Literary Collective

I sent my new poem to an old friend who replied: “I know nothing of poetry.” Another said about the same. “I don’t read the stuff. Sorry.” It got me to thinking. Had I sent in a stock tip, they … Continue reading

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Quote: Norah Ephron, writer

I look out the window and I see the lights and the skyline and the people on the street rushing around looking for action, love, and the world’s greatest chocolate chip cookie, and my heart does a little dance. –Norah … Continue reading

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The Bookstore…A tiny story

“The cat…ate…Fen?”  asked the stunned fairy, staring at the fur ball. “Yes.” “Why?” “Because he wanted to take me away from my family,” said Bunny, stepping in front of Joey.  “No one messes with our family.  Ever.  And if you don’t … Continue reading

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Quote: Gregory Benford, astrophysicist/writer

My mom used to say, “a truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour.” –Gregory Benford

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“A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.” — Art of Quotation

“A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those … Continue reading

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