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Life is an infinite continuum, feeding on its own death. Our mortality, real and imagined, lives within. We can always see these truths with a discerning eye. The mirrored images that seem like two, are but one, a parallel universe whose paths cross like a wisp of wind, we are all of one time, like prose and poems written in separate centuries, but of the same struggle. There, always there, truth never hides, except for those who don’t seek it  for fear of what they might find. From light to dark we fly in different directions though toward the same destination. What matters is what we do on our flight. Do we see the paths of leaves as they float on the pond, the reflection of the sky beyond, and the trees, who have now shed their leaves but will reflect full in the spring; beneath the leaves, the roots of the lily pads  and the stare of a wary carp who looks from his world as we do from ours? We must find time on our journey to read, play a game, or simply sit and wonder at the marvels around us, for death will come in its own time…

New Contest--The Typewriter


Blog Posted:4/17/2013 3:38:00 PM
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  1. Date: 4/21/2013 5:16:00 PM
    by now, you know that my only claim to fame is being the world's worst typist... but, but, i'll try this... if you see an entry full of typos , who could that be?.. geeez, lol..:) huggs!

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  1. Date: 4/19/2013 7:01:00 AM
    You and your theme may tickle a crown of sonnets out of me. If so, oh Heavens, the work the work, lol, I will dedicate it to you, okay? The sonnets will seem so at odd with the poet that is calling to me: PLATH! She, free verser-- I will have to be careful, use the loosest of rhyme, imagery that startles and it must read as confessional, mind to hand without sensor or hesitance. In sonnet form? What the hell am I thinking. Oh, but its there there there, a gnat, buzzing, thanks to you. LOL. Plath had a portable typewriter, was mad for it. I understand. I can barely write on a page, scribble, stop and then cross out each line. But when I TYPE? Oh, its like the keyboard is a prosthetic... xox

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    cornish Avatar craig cornish Date: 4/19/2013 11:58:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You're a riot!! There are people here I would love to have a "beer" with and you're one of them!!
    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 4/19/2013 7:56:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    OOPS, I thought I had said that this wouldn't be FOR your contest, but written BECAUSE of it. But I didn't. Now, lol, I have.
  1. Date: 4/18/2013 6:12:00 PM
    i just saw a really fantastic entry someone did for you!!

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    cornish Avatar craig cornish Date: 4/19/2013 6:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Your right AD
  1. Date: 4/18/2013 6:12:00 PM
    I'll be waiting to see if you like that guy's as much as I did!

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  1. Date: 4/18/2013 9:30:00 AM
    Nice photo of you in the boat, Craig. Hope you had some luck fishing. I'll check out the contest. Thanks, Carolyn

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    cornish Avatar craig cornish Date: 4/19/2013 4:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Carolyn, where have you been, we have been on the same waters as Hemingway you and I--hope you're back--btw I'm a sailor not a fisher, although I have fished off of the keys.
    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 4/18/2013 4:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    MELLY! OH, so gooood to see you! Did those prayers reach you? What a fantastic week (okay, home-wise crappy, another story) on soup. Nette returned and your face smiling on the blogs! Yeah! Damn, lol, I forgot what I was going to say to Craig...lol... just so happy to see you. Big hug, Cyndi. Craig, lol, will try to get my brain back!
    MacMillan Avatar Cyndi MacMillan Date: 4/18/2013 4:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    PS LOVE SCARLET
  1. Date: 4/17/2013 11:15:00 PM
    will have to check it out, Craig!

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  1. Date: 4/17/2013 9:47:00 PM
    ok

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  1. Date: 4/17/2013 9:33:00 PM
    Im going to check it out while crossing my fingers ... (no rhyme, no rhyme, no rhyme ... )

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    O. Avatar Ruben O. Date: 4/17/2013 9:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yay!!! I'm in!!!
  1. Date: 4/17/2013 6:58:00 PM
    Craig, I'm glad my poem inspired this contest! I can't wait to see what entries you end up with :)

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  1. Date: 4/17/2013 5:57:00 PM
    I was just commenting to a friend about how the electronic typewriter came in the year I was finishing high school. Now we have computers. Will check out the contest. love phyl

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