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dVerse — surrealism — Holiday Dance

Reclining in my easy chair Eating apple chips Crunching a duet With the groans of icebergs Red mash, Blue mountain Match made in a sitcom Archie! Archie! Archie! Meathead's spaghetti Ball necklace Miniature reindeer With red noses Prance dance by as A terrible trollbird alights On the iceberg's peek Dali dances by With a mountain… Continue reading dVerse — surrealism — Holiday Dance

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Movies Movies Movies #12 – November 19, 2019

Domestic Violence (2002) documentary Starring: real-life individuals, mostly battering victims, shelter workers, and police officers Director: Frederick Wiseman Synopsis: blurb from netflix: “By shadowing residents of The Spring, Florida's largest shelter for battered women and their children, documentarian Frederick Wiseman sheds light on domestic violence and reveals the complications that make it such a difficult… Continue reading Movies Movies Movies #12 – November 19, 2019

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Coloring Club Plus — 11/19/19

Disraeli Gears is the second studio album by the British rock band Cream. It was released in November 2, 1967 and went on to reach No. 5 on the UK Albums Chart. It was also the group's American breakthrough, becoming a massive seller in 1968, and reaching No. 4 on the American charts. The album… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 11/19/19

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Coloring Club Plus — 11/18/19

The Best of Cream:  The Millennium Collection, produced by Bill Levenson @2000 Universal International music.  This compilation contains 11 of their biggest hits, so it was difficult to choose one.  I went with Politician because of so much political chaos around the world right now. Politician was originally on Cream's third album, Wheels of Fire,… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 11/18/19

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What do you see? #4 “My Precious!”

Gollum learned to train crows in the mountains as an act of desperation and hope. It was done in an effort to have minions who could scour the land in hopes of catching sight of his golden ring,  “Precious.” He carefully climbed trees and absconded with young crow hatchlings, then fed them with insects and… Continue reading What do you see? #4 “My Precious!”

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#FFFC 41 — PlasmaTran Inn

Back in the days of combustion engines, when individuals who hooked up in Cyberia, there were the pesky, often-expensive details of traveling in various vehicles to connect with the other person physically. Things called cars, trains, planes, buses, Ubers, and hovercrafts. Since the development of PlasmaTran (i.e. plasmatronic wave transmission) it was a matter of… Continue reading #FFFC 41 — PlasmaTran Inn

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dVerse — quadrille — Forever Young

Plaster casts taken from soldiers' mutilated faces (top row), new sculpted faces (bottom row), and final masks (on the table) sit in the studio of Anna Coleman Ladd in 1918. American Red Cross/Anna Coleman Ladd papers/Archives of American Art/Smithsonian Institution   Boys of sixteen , knuckles cracking to join Horse clippered skinheads Excited clumps, dazed… Continue reading dVerse — quadrille — Forever Young

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Coloring Club Plus — 11/17/19

I chose a cut from this album for Song Lyric Sunday today. While I was researching for the post, I learned that one of the songs' music videos was filmed at La Reve at Wynn Las Vegas, so I had to choose this song for today's selection. When I made my one and only trip… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 11/17/19

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#SLS — Brandon Flowers, “Was it Something I Said?”

Jim Adams is the steadfast host of Song Lyric Sunday. Jim says: I, you, we or they do, only he or she does and the past tense of do takes the form did. Do, does and did each have a negative form which is don’t, doesn’t and didn’t and these are contractions. I didn’t like… Continue reading #SLS — Brandon Flowers, “Was it Something I Said?”

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#Haiki Challenge #113 — fallen leaves (ochiba)

Words fall in Autumn like leaves, wet and fading -- an old man's life ends.   The haiga was written in honor of Matsuo Basho, whose painting here inspired me, as the characters look like falling leaves. Haiga is a Japanese concept for simple pictures combined with poetry, usually meaning haiku. In Basho's time, haiga… Continue reading #Haiki Challenge #113 — fallen leaves (ochiba)