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


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Looking back at her

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

At dawn she stands up in a princess’s room
takes three first steps 
to speak a nursery rhyme, then
dreams of loving grandparents who are
looking back at her.
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Real Human Skills – Face-to-Face Infiltration (ʭNaΫ₹)

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Here are the Best Behaviors to practice
in order to be considered a real “live” Human Being. 
Your orders: acclimate; hide in plain sight; and act when alerted.  Continue reading


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Keep working at it

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Look here. I work so hard and I care so much. I deserve better.

“They owe me”

  • for spending long hours ‘getting it right’
  • for being on time
  • for remembering all colleagues’ birthdays
  • for leading the team at the company
  •  for loving my partner more than I am loved
  • for donating to hungry children
  • for helping out at my child’s school

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Youthful Champion

By Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Happiest is the name of this room.
Little feet marked where the dust
surrounded a statue that is taken from its perch.

Picking up a vaunted trophy is a thrill
and so depressing
for what you were back in the day was prolific. Continue reading


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The sad farmer

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Love was lost when the farmer’s bride took ill.
One dark night she rolled over in the sheets
took her last breath,
and abandoned
their lives
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WE the People

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

The only positive thing humans have ever contributed to Earth history which has value is the formation of the United States of America. In G_d’s eyes, we all fall short of the Glory, and yet, the USA is the greatest nation on the planet.

Remember THESE words of the Preamble of our beloved US Constitution when you pray for the lost loved ones of 9-11.
They are here in their original transcription with my translations in
 KLINGON and LATIN

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