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The Songbird commented on The Songbird's blog post BORE
"Btw, Ron -- Your type font followed the part in mine that you quoted!  The bold, etc.  Odd, huh? "
Jul 9
The Songbird commented on The Songbird's blog post BORE
"Thank you, Ron!  And, I think you are right -- it is sort of the centre of the conundrum, ouroboros that was the squeaky wheel all along.  The 'nugget.'  Thanks for saying that you had such an experience as well, and that it…"
Jul 9
The Songbird commented on The Songbird's blog post BORE
"Hidey, Kosh .. I've mentioned this before with you, at least about formatting.  The font is just American Typewriter, and I was using Libre Office's wp, but -- I've no idea about the caps. You know my usual, I cap within, not…"
Jul 9
Ron Powell commented on The Songbird's blog post BORE
""I Asked For So Long, What Ever Is Wrong?; I Always Saw The Deep Furrows On Your Brow. But You'd Always Skirt It, So .. I Chose Not To Hurt It; So We Remained In The Same Puzzle, Somehow." Every…"
Jul 9
koshersalaami commented on The Songbird's blog post BORE
"I thought the bold was intentional because of starting every word with a cap, like in a title. Why that choice?"
Jul 9
The Songbird commented on The Songbird's blog post BORE
"Wow!  Thanks, Monkey!  Guess I had a lot to spat, in order to ounce it down to -- just that!!   Glad someone else understands the head-fwanging involved! (btw - no idea why i can't stop it being on Bold.  formatting is sorta…"
Jul 9
The Songbird commented on The Songbird's blog post ODDS ARE
"Thanks, Anna, too -- yes, the fabric of our country is indeed woven of many cultures.  Some cities seem to thrive on the ethnicities of their neighborhoods more than others.  We did a picnic today, everyone made something, and it was real…"
Jul 4
The Songbird commented on The Songbird's blog post ODDS ARE
"Thanks, FM -- I was just thinking about hope, as I strolled around the neighborhood and watched fireworks by the neighbors, the natives are restless!  But there IS much hope, with the incoming, even as it seems to wane in others, and to think…"
Jul 4
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Anna Herrington commented on The Songbird's blog post ODDS ARE
"I couldn't seem to wear the traditional celebratory colors today, didn't last year, either. Skipping the parade again, the gatherings, the concert with fireworks.... just nurturing garden plants that have been needing me as I have so much…"
Jul 4
Anna Herrington commented on The Songbird's blog post ODDS ARE
"Have been just sitting with this one, Songbird, with not many words. I know some of my people came here looking to escape authoritarianism and violence, others religous freedom, others came looking for opportunity. Others were restless souls looking…"
Jul 4
The Songbird commented on The Songbird's blog post ODDS ARE
"I know, Ron, but if something strikes me, it makes me pay some kind of attention.  Of course, all I see is news reported within this country, so is just a little snapshot-slideshow of snippets that go by, day by day, and your brain becomes…"
Jul 3
Ron Powell commented on The Songbird's blog post ODDS ARE
"The New Collosus Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of…"
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I am a mechanical bird. I fly, dive, and flutter about things, curious, ... yet -- I am but a machine. I am the product of the times I came into. All is mechanical. My clockwork works - exactly. You can see by the meter of my words that something is precise about me. I know not why; I am not the Originator of these things. They only come to me. They tick, or they whirr, or they may, by chance, chime. No matter - I hear, and respond to them. I myself am quite delighted by these Missives that come my way, and my dearest love is the language I came in with, English. It isn't the words themselves; more - it is the very capability of being able to iterate what I have been given to feel.

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At 5:45pm on March 13, 2016, Phibby Venable said…

Songbird, thank you for the lovely welcome! Look forward to your friendship here!

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