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“Write till your ink be dry, and with your tears Moist it again, and frame some feeling line That may discover such integrity … William Shakespeare, Two Gentleman of Verona E tu Brute He did not beware the Ides of March And thereby hangs a tale As luck would have it It beggared all description In my mind’s eye: Is this a dagger I see before me? Good riddance, you said Fight… Read More

“I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo. “So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring Written on January 21, 2017, the day after and we are still spinning from… Read More

“Who knows how easily ambition disguises itself under the name of a calling, possibly in good faith and deceiving itself, in sanctimonious confusion?” Les Miserables, Victor Hugo I saw you first on the main banking floor Unpacking customers like a traveler his suitcase Just passing through on your way to the top © 2019, poem, Jamie Dedes, All rights reserved;  photo courtesy of  Jiri Hodan, Public Domain Pictures.net WEDNESDAY WRITING PROMPT The poem above… Read More

I have been searching Old Woman and I find her in mySelf Daughters of Copper Woman, Ann Cameron In case you haven’t noticed, I’m beautiful now, beautiful in ways I never was in callow youth … On fire now with the violet fire of soul speak, treading a lighter path with a brighter spirit. · Sparking pink tourmaline, green jade, amethyst. Blue sapphire flashing through the cloud of my being, shooting stars… Read More