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Let’s Talk about a Suffering Plant

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

I want to share with you a story
which gives an analogy of love and of nurturing.

This, by the way,
has nothing to do
with being or not being a vegan.

There is a plant sale and a big plant makes it back to our house
but it is in a small plastic pot.
We want it to grow so

 

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World Wide Window

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

“No man on this Earth is free from one vice.”
That the Collector told me.

“Your residual self-image is nice,
yet open eyes cannot see;
all man’s bad-tempered ways do not compare
to what is in the mirror.”

I stared at the glass, clearer
than ever, no vices did it declare.
“This is not temerity,”
I told this Prince. For that he said, “Think twice.
You, as most, are uneasy
to admit conceit. Pay the agreed price!”

. . . That’s the last time I sell my soul!

Copyright © 1960-2015 Lawrence J. J. Leonard  All rights reserved.


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PUN Control

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

If you laugh, I thank you. If you don’t laugh, I did not do it.

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They make cat food out of cow, fish, turkey, chicken & lamb meat –

but not mouse meat – which is probably all a cat wants.

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The invention of the shovel was groundbreaking.

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