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The information age is dead – Long Live AI

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

We can read current headlines explaining artificial intelligence, AI, and its rapid rise to power. It is surpassing Human capacity for thinking, performing, and creating.

We appear to be adapting quite well as a frog in a cooking pot with the water temperature slowly rising to a boil.
We tell ourselves to adapt to Continue reading


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6-56

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

A rush of drumming,
pounding,
awakens my sleep;
lost forever those final few seconds of bliss.
Shattered into
clarity
four minutes before my alarm.

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Light in the sky

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Late night storm clouds
swelling and rumbling overhead,
jangling saturated windows
and flashing curtains aglow
with roars that squeeze a gasp
from my thumping heart. Continue reading


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How God created the animals (maybe) – Part 1

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Please enjoy this holiday repartee between the Creator and the helpers.
Happy Holidays!

Alligator
G:  Take that rolling green log in the river and fill it with teeth.
Angels: What about eyesight?
G:  Give it two eyelids and uh , , ,  a tasty tail. Continue reading


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The seeds sing

By Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Quiet farm
-er
rises
to the tune of green ambition
with a song, his rendition
an oft remembered ear – worm
– it’s an early one

Hmm hmm hmm -hmmm
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