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


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Solamente una memoria / Just one memory

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Solamente una memoria

Veo nubes en este día
flotando y corriendo ,
proyectando sombras a través de la pradera,
adviertan a una lluvia de verano. Continue reading

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As each year passes / Como cada año pasa / So vergeht jedes Jahr

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

A poem of transition from womb to woman
here in English, Spanish, and German.

English

As each year passes

As each year passes new words
are spoken for fairytales and  tunes.
In the evenings sprites, by day, the birds.
Festive parties with balloons.
The taller you stand, the bluer your eyes.
A song in your heart; how we empathize. Continue reading


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Her soul, her beauty

By Lawrence J. J. Leonard

In English here
 with the Spanish translation is below.

There is some type of voice inside her head.
It is unique and it learns to talk with nurturing grace.

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Poetry in colors

All poems by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Gusty

Slapping skirts and ties and hats
the pushy wind makes acrobats.
Stalwart trees now bow then break.
The flurry spreads. No give and take.
Pets and birds and cows take shelter
from the swirly dusty helter skelter. Continue reading


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Wait one

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Often wondered how other people politely ask you to suspend your mission until they are ready to assist you?  This is how it goes, sometimes.

FRENCH        Attendez une minute, s’il vous plaît.

FINNISH         Olkaa hyvä, odota yksi minuutti.

GERMAN        Bitte, warten Sie eine Minute. Continue reading


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Men are the same in both dimensions

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

There is a diatribe I am getting ready to launch (not here, yet) on what men really want, but that would mean I am speaking for all men.  I won’t.  I will only speak for those men who love with honor and honor whom they love.  Really, what is ‘women’s work’ in the 21st Century, anyway?  It is putting up with a partner’s shortcomings.  And vice versa for men… besides the protect-the-family emotion.

Here is just a thought about spiritual relationships:

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Is it Christmastime?

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

K-mart has a Christmas Layaway Plan available each July for those on a tight but disciplined budget. How much discipline does it take to begin celebrating in July?

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