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


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I missed a light

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

I missed a light
because I followed the speed limit
I did not die. 

I put my phone down and listened to the engine
idle smoothly, then headed across a bumpy road
which reminded me of my childhood. 

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Continual reminder

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Plans are never easy
when contending with the soul.
Success is always worth the price
after accomplishing the goal. Continue reading


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Light in the sky

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Late night storm clouds
swelling and rumbling overhead,
jangling saturated windows
and flashing curtains aglow
with roars that squeeze a gasp
from my thumping heart. Continue reading


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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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Just One Thing

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

I stumbled during a recent quest to understand why we celebrate Friday.  For some it’s just another day. For others it is their Monday.  For shift workers Friday could start as late as 11 o’clock in the evening. Why does this day get universal “thanks” for a crown? Continue reading


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Choose the best

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

The great King James was celebrating a jubilee, a milestone in his family rule. It was time to bestow glories and give a show of virility and strength. A week of feasting and proclamations. Evenings of merriment and fires ablaze. Interest began bubbling up from the masses as to a rumored runners competition. Continue reading


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Real Human Skills – Face-to-Face Infiltration (ʭNaΫ₹)

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Here are the Best Behaviors to practice
in order to be considered a real “live” Human Being. 
Your orders: acclimate; hide in plain sight; and act when alerted.

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