MarsEarth

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


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Before the sober vow

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Still a child, over thirty,
a good friend to the helpless.
Just ask. Continue reading

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Dreaming again

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Comforting hugs – first memories of you. Continue reading


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Keep working at it

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Look here. I work so hard and I care so much. I deserve better.

“They owe me”

  • for spending long hours ‘getting it right’
  • for being on time
  • for remembering all colleagues’ birthdays
  • for leading the team at the company
  •  for loving my partner more than I am loved
  • for donating to hungry children
  • for helping out at my child’s school

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Four right opinions

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Is there such a thing as a right opinion?

From history we know this:

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus (“The Wise“),
Emperor of the Roman Empire
from 161 A.D. until his death in 180 A.D.,
was the last of the Five Good Emperors

He’s a little bit country and a whole lot of rock and roll. Continue reading


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The only way to inherit the Earth

By Lawrence J. J. Leonard

There is a specific Holy Scripture that is an eyewitness account
of what Jesus of Nazareth, the Christ, said to a large gathering in Galilee
which came from Syria and Judea:

 “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.”
~Matthew 5:3

Then, He throws a curve by adding: Continue reading


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Spinning wheel blowout

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Once he lived in South Korea.
His father served the country well.
Very soon he was California bound.
A yearning for individuality brought him to Texas.

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