Monthly Archives: October 2011

“a true poet…”

“A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses.” – Jean Cocteau Photo by L.K. Thayer © 2011

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Juicy Quote

“When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade.” – Dale Carnegie Snap by Mitch Hicks U.K. © 2011

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Writer’s Row @The Last Bookstore, Oct. 12th (featuring L.K. Thayer)

To celebrate the month of October in all the trim, your hostess has decided to dub this session of Writers’ Row, “Magnificent Macabre!” Join us for a decadent night of ghastly groans and ghoulish grunts that form sounds; these sounds … Continue reading

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Fruit For Thought…

“There is no blue without yellow and without orange.” – Vincent Van Gogh “Looking Up At The Orange Tree” Painting by Artist Steve.D.Hammond. (view his work on Flickr) © 2011

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“My Lemon Tree” by Vicki Batkin

My lemon tree has grown Six are now oval Perfect shades of green I open my front door Every time A glorious smell Wide-spreading branches Allow my lemons to grow It is bearing fruit Rich fruit Ripe fruit Tart fruit … Continue reading

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poetic pause…

“And muse on Nature with a poet’s eye.” – Thomas Campbell Photo by VC Ferry © 2011

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Juicy Quote

“Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.” Abraham Joshua Heschel Photo “Focus Change” by Charles Brown © 2011

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“Everybody’s An Expert” by Kay Bess

Everybody’s an expert. Go to a surgeon, he’ll tell you to have surgery. Go to a hairdresser, she’ll tell you you’re in need of a haircut. Go to a bankruptcy attorney, he’ll tell you to file. Go to a priest, … Continue reading

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Food For Thought…

“A vegetable garden in the beginning looks so promising and then after all little by little it grows nothing but vegetables, nothing, nothing but vegetables.” Gertrude Stein

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Charles Baudelaire

“There exist only three respectable beings: the priest, the warrior, the poet. To know, to kill, and to create.” (Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), French poet, critic.)

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