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Monday, December 06, 2021

The accident of the ordinary

One should not worship
the accident of the ordinary.

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Sunday, December 05, 2021

Like a sentence (Ripatrazone)

...the past dissolves in silence—like a sentence that makes an acute mark on us, but afterward, when we close the book, disappears into the mess of words that collect during a life.

Nick Ripatrazone

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On death

The problem with death
is that I will not be there for it.

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Saturday, December 04, 2021

Poverty

Poverty is a human invention.

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On equality

There is no equality
without equality of opportunity.

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The true unit of measurement

The true unit of measurement for human experience is the poem.

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Thursday, December 02, 2021

Mom's 2021 birthday cake

Caramel cake with caramel icing, from The Joy of Cooking.

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Better

Better to whisper to one person
than to shout at the world.

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Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Silence

Voice is a momentary thing;
silence reigns forever.

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Rarely

The irresistible is rarely tender.

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Everything

Everything is differently the same.

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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

On necessity

Necessity also creates and compounds error.

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New poems

+15

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Monday, November 29, 2021

Fail

If I am to fail, let me fail
of too much reason rather than too little.

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Sunday, November 28, 2021

Amok

Love is desire run amok.

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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Preference

Preference is destiny.

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New poems

+15

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Friday, November 26, 2021

We prefer

We prefer the world we saw
when we were as we preferred to be.

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Thursday, November 25, 2021

Good

Good must vastly outnumber bad if it is to win.

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Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Understanding

We understand little of the world, but the world understands less of us.

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