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Life (version two)

  Life’s meaning’s lost and Time’s the same: My dreaming goes on, as does the rain.   Thoughts are a guided path that is ignored: I’ll choke my stony wrath which once had roared.   Love is a route that’s … Continue reading

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We Are: a Long, Long Way from Home

Tipperary, Ireland (June 2016) When you visit another country, you see things differently. I mean that term literally. My newly opened eyes saw how much poverty was there. I mean, if a former betting office is closed, what chance do … Continue reading

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Is Capitalism in its Death Throes?

Ah Choo!! It might be a bit premature to ask this question, but it seems pertinent to the present pandemic. The question was prompted by a comment my son-in-law made to my wife, last night, about the fact that capitalism … Continue reading

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Playing the Cards You’ve been Dealt

The Gambler This song has been running through my mind for three days now. What am I missing?

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When You’re Feeling Down and Out…

The Upside I wasn’t feeling inclined to see this movie. I’m not a fan of either actor, and the black/white dynamic seemed contrived. But my wife had heard that it was good, so we went on Friday night. It’s based … Continue reading

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