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


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Violent agreement

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Enthusiastic, old guard colleagues
filled the conference hall.

This was the day their net worth
skyrocketed from simple investment to pre-bubble proportions.

It was a golden year for the newly elected
who never counted on the good fortune of inside information. Continue reading

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The bad news

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

What a great gathering this was to reminisce.
Everyone here missed the rush that was you.
So many feelings bubble up now. Continue reading


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Only today

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

On the Internet I receive THE all-day coupon
and use it to find the BEST gift for your sake, but
it is hard to track down that one THING to show I care
and IN my experience, an armful of presents is overkill. 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