MarsEarth

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


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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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That’s my day today

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

The house makes a creek and it wakes me again.
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Pun Control – SEVEN “Best in CRASS”

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Some books on the Must Read list have titles that lend themselves to really good food and drink. We may have even played with a title or two in secret.
No reason to be shy about that here.
It’s just as much of a challenge to have a go at the authors.

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Foot for thought

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Squint your eyes and say it fast
and it all smells of a fine . . . casserole.

Meat: Did you take your morning organic chemical compound and vital nutrients
in limited amounts which you cannot synthesize yourself?

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Kitchen color commentary

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

This is where my red heart beats
as I pour out my love into our meals
using the techniques of a seasoned chef
with the spirit of a bloodied prize fighter
who wants to knock out your taste buds.

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Crystal morning

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

All those years of baskets and filters and chipped mugs and spilled sugar stirs
and caramel rings around many a printed report, get pushed aside by a blown out candle’s retort.

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