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Get your very own BLUES Name

 

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Sometimes we have a need to find our own alter ego or that pseudonym that defines our secret passion. Other times it is just a desire to have fun.

While I do not take the credit for the list of names here, I can encourage you to let go a little and enjoy the premise.

Follow the directions listed and get your own, personal Blues Name.

Sincerely,

Pretty Fingers” Dupree

 

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Telltale Tongue

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

When we stick out our tongues at someone who has angered us,
it is a sign that what we really feel is frustration or defiance or disgust.
When we have that exact reaction in a pleasant context, it is a demonstration that what we really feel is consolation or irony or just playful.

What matters most is what we intend to express. What is in the heart.
The tongue is a big red flag (pun intended) that we wag when we want to express something cutting or hurtful.
Then again, it is a soft and comforting tool when we want to speak soothingly to someone in pain or console someone’s exasperation.

Why the tongue so powerful?
This explanation will be shorter
than a Top 40 song from 1960s.

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Bubbl-icious

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

I confide it. Can’t hide it.
Ask me and I won’t have denied it.
There’s a certain something in your smile.

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You know you’ve really got a problem when . . .

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Inspired by the 1972 Mad Magazine issue “Mad about Sports”, I present to you the 21st Century American version of “You know you’ve really got a problem when . . .”

 

 

 

 

 

You know you’ve really got a problem when:
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Each time

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

When we walk apart
and spend the day
in separate places
I think of the touch of your hand
each time

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Back ward mask 001

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

You can read this passage more easily by using a mirror.
The essence of truth and light cause all realms to be conquered.
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