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


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ADVICE: The best of both worlds – a recipe

(not really)

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Having the best of both worlds
is a go-to favorite fantasy
for people who look at life as a sweet snack,
an afternoon delight,
a normal part of daily living,
or an after-school treat
with friends who don’t sponge off of you.

Or, if you are like the rest of us,
having the best of both worlds
is a faded poster on a rainy street light. Continue reading

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String Theory Football in space?

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Ever wonder how a String Theory Physicist can teach a Field Goal Kicker
to be 98% accurate,
but would never PLAY football himself,
much less on another planet?

What our sporty Physicist is not saying out loud  
is that Football and String Theory have too much in common to work in space.

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My Nuss Won! ®

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Why drink a SODA POP that ONLY offers you ZERO calories???
Drink this beverage instead AND LOSE WEIGHT!

My Nuss Won! ®

My Nuss Won! ® actually takes MORE calories to digest than it offers,
virtually guaranteeing you lose weight from trying to swallow it
or the science involved in this endeavor.

Here is the “Formula” : 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
Hmm hmm hmm -hmmm Continue reading


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Saturn is my peanut

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

A long, long time ago, in an orbit, not so far away,
there shined a gas planet, just like a brilliant star,
which we now call Saturn.

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Sweet and sour

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

With each down there is an up
as Fall rises in every cup.

Before with worry for the everafter
is tomorrow’s chore, was yesterday’s laughter.

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