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That’s The Way The World Goes Round

  Virgil Would’ve Dug John Prine I sit behind this bar of Oriental design listening to clever lyrics of John Prine about a guy with muscles in his head that had never been used. Rather than practice law, Virgil instead … Continue reading

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Prague Street Art – Il Commendator

Prague is known as the City of A Hundred Spires for its medieval architecture. It is also a city of art and history. The Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square with its moving figures that include the Apostles and Death … Continue reading

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Eccentric Genius – Synonyms

“What am I in the eyes of most people — a nonentity, an eccentric, or an unpleasant person — somebody who has no position in society and will never have; in short, the lowest of the low. All right, then … Continue reading

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Assault On The Arts

The National Gallery of Art opened on Saint Patrick’s Day in 1941. In the dedication speech on opening day President Roosevelt said, “To accept this work today is to assert the purpose of the people of America — that the freedom of the … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Of An Extraordinary Woman

If Barbara were sitting here watching me write this, she’d scratch every sad, soggy, sentimental word, so in respect for her memory and our friendship I will keep it light. It took no time for Barbara to become a close friend of mine. Poet, writer, community … Continue reading

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Poetry Walk

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Poet in the Ring

Muhammad Ali Heavyweight Champion, Hu manitarian Muhammad Ali  January 17, 1943 – June 3, 2016 Muhammad Ali was a poet in the ring who backed up his verse, “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee / The hands can’t hit what the … Continue reading

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