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Old world wisdom, new world insight – poems, poetry, philosophy, dreams, commentary, ideas


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The Water Tree – Дерево в воде – L’arborescence de l’eau

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard, 2010

(In Russian and French below)

Centered in stillness, as a single bird flies to the water’s edge,
the water tree’s shade is not for me.
Leafy wings spread above the mirror pond as guppies dart out of the shadows.

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ADVICE: Customer Service – Avoid Classic Fails

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Ever get confronted by poor customer service?

The order was wrong, the invoice did not add up, the sales person was a bit curt,
the person you asked for help did not want to look you in the eye…
these are all are classic failures
of a poorly managed business
by the manager/ owner of the establishment.

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Know the words – Part Three

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Here is the continuation of The Chaos by poet Gerard Nolst Trenité, AKA, Charivarius.

Worm and storm, chaise, chaos, and chair,
senator, spectator, mayor,
ivy, privy, famous, clamor
and enamor rhyme with hammer.

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PHYSICS: Where we all go (Time)

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard, 1990

Time does not go by.
We go through time.

Time is not fleeting.
It stands still.

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Know the words – Part Two

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

The following appears in The Chaos by poet Gerard Nolst Trenité, The Netherlands, (1870-1946), while using a pseudonym, Charivarius, to assist with “Engelsche uitspraakoefeningen.”

Dearest creature in creation studying English pronunciation,
I will teach you in my verse
sounds like corpse, corps, horse  and worse.
I will keep you, Suzy, busy.
Make your head with heat grow dizzy.

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Pun Control FIVE – GEEK EDITION

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Jerry Lewis, the Nutty Professor (1963)

The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to chance.

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Never trust an atom. They make up everything.

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A Roman walks into a bar, holds up two fingers, and says:  “Five beers, please.”

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To understand what recursion is, you must first understand recursion.

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