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D-Day (6 June 1944)

Originally posted on Today's Poem:
This poem is in memory of all those brave souls who asked for so little, but gave so much. May they rest in peace. This poem is in memory of all those brave souls…

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Review: The Residents – Meet The Residents / Third Reich ‘N’ Roll Reissues

Originally posted on The Reprobate:
When The Mothers of Invention released Freak Out! in 1966, though it was groundbreaking in its vision and appropriately ignored by the record-buying public, it was very much an album that fitted its environment and…

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Ode To Leonard Cohen

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Written today, the day after hearing poet, musician & writer Leonard Cohen had passed. I had the seeds of the poem in my head as I fell asleep and wrote a rough first draft…

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Words I Love 75 – Blue

Here’s a word I love, that has many connotations, and a pic I took today that fits… blue1 bluː/ adjective adjective: blue; comparative adjective: bluer; superlative adjective: bluest 1. of a colour intermediate between green and violet, as of the … Continue reading

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Words I Love 74 – Mellow

It’s been a while, so here’s an apt word for today and the mood I am in… mellow ˈmɛləʊ/ adjective 1. (especially of a sound, flavour, or colour) pleasantly smooth or soft; free from harshness. “she was hypnotized by the … Continue reading

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Words I Love 73 – Ambient

It’s been a while, but I’m back with the latest in this occasional series. Today’s is apt after an afternoon listening to ambient music maestro Brian Eno… ambient ˈambɪənt/ adjective adjective: ambient 1. relating to the immediate surroundings of something. “the … Continue reading

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Words I Love 72 – Trapezoid

Today’s new word…love this one… trapezoid trap·e·zoid (trăp′ĭ-zoid′) noun 1. Mathematics a. A quadrilateral having two parallel sides. b. Chiefly British A trapezium. 2. Anatomy A small bone in the wrist, situated near the base of the index finger. 3. Sports … Continue reading

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