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


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The society that they burned

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Once upon a time
there was
a big city

with so many people
that some of the people
moved

to another place
and it was a big city, too. Continue reading


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You are somebody famous

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

I have noticed you.

Even when you wear mask.

You are notable.

It is not always the things you say,
which, by the way,
are so hilarious. Continue reading


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Above the trees

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Searching at dusk with pale yellow light,
heaven’s beams seek the space
between the leaves
to splash away darkness
at my feet
on this winding path to your door. Continue reading


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we are still needy children

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

I

I want

I want to

I want to talk

I want to talk too

I want to talk to you. Continue reading


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Up and down

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Sun is up
Moon is down

Dreaming ends
I hit the ground

Coffee’s up
Mug is down

Liquid breakfast . . .
maybe a bagel before I go? Continue reading


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Final thoughts

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

sad angel girl

Gay N. Lewis

It was the only choice
left to make
between taking the internal devastation
to get an outward victory
or leaving the hospital entirely  Continue reading


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What are you thinking about now?

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Photo by Jennifor Idol

What are you thinking about now?

The good in your life?

Or,

are you

focusing on something negative? Continue reading


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“Marked up” – in six-word stories

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

The six-word stories theme
today is “marked up.”

 

 

Pen, paper? Need a clean piece.

“Sale” tag has higher priced sticker.

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