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dVerse — Poetics 431 — Waiting

Waiting “Waiting is.” Heinlein once said. Well, anticipation suckswhen you're waiting for signs ofwords, followed by actions, towelcome us back to living. Warm, strong arms and maskless smileswander, carefree, in my dreams.   image:  "Awaiting His Return," by William Ladd Taylor (1854-1926) Laura Bloomsbury is today's host for dVerse' Poetics.  Laura says:1A. Write a poem… Continue reading dVerse — Poetics 431 — Waiting

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Movies, Movies, Movies! #60 – November 24, 2020

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies! Today there are seven titles being covered. Lots of good stuff this week; a little bit of everything. Night Hunter (2018) Starring: Henry Cavill, Ben Kingsley, Alexandra Daddario, Stanley Tucci, Brendan Fletcher, Minka Kelly, Nathan Fillion, Mpho Koaho, Emma Tremblay, Eliana Jones, Daniela Lavender, and many more.… Continue reading Movies, Movies, Movies! #60 – November 24, 2020

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All Things Must Pass – George Harrison’s Masterpiece Celebrated — Beatles Blog

We’re not getting a 50th anniversary box set of All Things Must Pass, but the anniversary hasn’t been missed by the BBC. You can now stream a great 56 minute radio documentary narrated by musician and composer Nitin Sawhney. The radio special tells the story of George Harrison’s most successful album and shows how its […]All… Continue reading All Things Must Pass – George Harrison’s Masterpiece Celebrated — Beatles Blog

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dVerse — Haibun Monday 94 — Summer Storm

https://youtu.be/460NixHdIP8 The afternoon was sunny but the sky was a different cast of yellow than usual. The shade of yellow that portends a storm, weak with an orange-y shade of green to it. All there was to do was wait. There in the distance, a deep rumbling, as a bear or a dinosaur might make… Continue reading dVerse — Haibun Monday 94 — Summer Storm

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2020 ALBUM DRAFT- ROUND 14- PICK 7- BOX SETS- MSJADELI SELECTS- STEELY DAN- CITIZEN STEELY DAN 1972-1980 — slicethelife

https://www.youtube.com/embed/2sHqLe5wNec?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=fr&autohide=2&wmode=transparent 2020 Album Draft- Round 14- Pick 7 Box Sets- MSJADELI selects- Steely Dan- Citizen Steely Dan 1972-1980. I’m not an expert or even close to one in regards to Steely Dan; more of a tireless appreciator of their audio body of work that has pleased, thrilled, and inspired. Back in the day I’m trying… Continue reading 2020 ALBUM DRAFT- ROUND 14- PICK 7- BOX SETS- MSJADELI SELECTS- STEELY DAN- CITIZEN STEELY DAN 1972-1980 — slicethelife

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dVerse — MTB 227 — Angels Near

Once peery twinkles, now opaque orbs. Ears batten, echoed messengers. Loved ones murmur denouement. Angels' whooshes take me home. Image:  "Angel Wings and Heaven," by Sherri's of Palm Springs. Frank J. Tassone is today's host of dVerse' Meet the Bar.  Frank says: Let us write our own Jisei. Write a haikai (haiku, senryu, tanka, kyoka,… Continue reading dVerse — MTB 227 — Angels Near

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Landscape Architects Can Reduce the Pain of Climate Migration — THE DIRT

Interesting article about how climate change is effecting coastal areas in LA.  It may be just the start.  I don't think buying any property too near to any water at this point in time is a good idea... Satellite view of Isle de Jean Charles, / Google Earth Climate migration is knocking at our door.… Continue reading Landscape Architects Can Reduce the Pain of Climate Migration — THE DIRT

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dVerse — MTB 227 — Still

  Feathers flash -- then thump.Is the chickadee stunned; orsomething more final?In the morning, still she lies;Night hunters left her intact.   Frank J. Tassone is today's host of dVerse' Meet the Bar.  Frank says:Let us write our own Jisei. Write a haikai (haiku, senryu, tanka, kyoka, Gogyohka) or haikai-esque poem that reflects on imminent… Continue reading dVerse — MTB 227 — Still

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#FF — Mantra

PHOTO PROMPT © Sarah Potter Warning: disturbing subject matter that may be triggering for some. Similar to a rotting tooth's deep, throbbing pain and no dentist available for a month, George used whiskey to numb his deep, throbbing depression. Upon leaving, Patti's eviscerating, “I want a real man.” echoed through his skull no matter how… Continue reading #FF — Mantra

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dVerse — Poetics 429 — Donna

Update!  I have an app called TinEye that searches the internet for matches of images.  Looky what I found!  At wikiart.org it says the name of the work is, "Portrait of Nan," by Grant Wood and is dated 1933. Update 2:  OMG.  After learning who the artist was and the name of the painting, I… Continue reading dVerse — Poetics 429 — Donna