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OctPoWriMo2019 — mountains — mountain flame

  I've only been to the ocean a few times and to the mountains a handful of times in the geographical sense. I have been to the mountains many times in my mind while reading about them in Chinese poetry while studying Chinese philosophy from the time of philosophical taoism and the introduction of Confucius… Continue reading OctPoWriMo2019 — mountains — mountain flame

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Image by esudroff from Pixabay Newly retired US Secretary of Defense Cray Davis had begun his military career as a Navy seaman aboard the warship, Invictus, in 1963. He'd seen more in his years of active duty than any human should ever have to see. Cray had been awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor not… Continue reading Neophyte

#OctPoWriMo2018 · OctPoWriMo · pleiades · poetry · retirement

Poetry Day 30 –it’s time to dance!

gif link Today's writing prompt for OctWriPo is:  "It's time to celebrate a job well done, a love won, the turning of the sun. Write about that exuberant feeling you get whenever you are happy, that feeling that makes you feel like dancing whether it's on the earth or the moon!"  The suggested form today… Continue reading Poetry Day 30 –it’s time to dance!

Daoism · remembrance · retirement · work

Empty Cubicle

image link I'm retiring from my current place of employment in June 2018, after having served 25 years.  Yes, served as in a sentence.  It hasn't been all bad.  Every year we do an office Secret Santa.  It is a week of gifts that you give and receive, each gift in the $2-$5 range.  So… Continue reading Empty Cubicle