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The Songbird commented on koshersalaami's blog post On the first day the Lord created Property
"Oh, no-no!  I wasn't saying you were an Editor -- more that others like to jump on you, edit - you.  Strong points rarely like counterpoints; as you know, that'd require the same - independent thought.  Which…"
Mar 8
The Songbird commented on koshersalaami's blog post On the first day the Lord created Property
"Aah.  You know I don't dab in that much; don't know enough, and don't bother to stay-tuned.  But there's nothing wrong with corporeality, but without ephemerality as well, neither would exist.  Of course, then…"
Mar 8
The Songbird commented on koshersalaami's blog post On the first day the Lord created Property
"I like this take, er, translation, Salaam.  The timeline, purpose, historics, progression, and - plays on worths.  Much smoother, and contemporary, than the original! "
Mar 7
The Songbird commented on The Songbird's blog post A VOID TO THE VISE
"Hullo, Anna!  So nice to see you, and - thanks!  I love metaphor and entendre, trickeries of our language, the serious/wry combo.  A sweet wise-ass?  Maybe so.  But yes, that was my own echo, the sudden entrapment, the…"
Mar 6
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Anna Herrington commented on The Songbird's blog post A VOID TO THE VISE
"Well, this one invites re-reading! Not sure what's going on here but I felt echoes of small town living in here with conforming and gossip, other echoes of Hotel California, deeper shadows of deeper things, too.... I love how your mind…"
Mar 6
The Songbird commented on The Songbird's blog post A VOID TO THE VISE
"Geesk, Robert - Yer scarin' me!  But yes, it was a music event, but the pome is sort of a fictiodramatization about the idea of that, stopping people, and becoming entrapped.  No, I don't know what will come of it, and of course…"
Mar 5
The Songbird commented on The Songbird's blog post A VOID TO THE VISE
"I thought of you, Kosh, when I put that!  And yes, there's aaaalways that one that just has to jump Editor on ya.  Uch.  It started as sort of 'proverbish,' like A Word To The Wise, then somehow Groucho got hold of it,…"
Mar 5
Robert B. James commented on The Songbird's blog post A VOID TO THE VISE
"Yes...and so many plays. I’ve come, not by choice to stay. The play...come on vacation, leave on probation, they say. I stay. I stay and play on their play...long after probation, and the ten thousand it cost me were forgotten.  I stay,…"
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koshersalaami commented on The Songbird's blog post A VOID TO THE VISE
"OK, I won’t pardon it. One slip can cause question. Just kidding. Vises cannot squeeze voids, leaving only one conclusion. This seems to be about an event. What did you inadvertently trip over? It also seems to be about gatekeeping. "
Mar 5
The Songbird commented on The Songbird's blog post A VOID TO THE VISE
"Please don't pardon my cavalier use of a Yiddishk dialective for the tit'le; it was completely intentional.  All honor, no jealousy.  It's a melding of what all I saw there.  I only hope you get it, too.  The…"
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The Songbird commented on The Songbird's blog post TRINE .. (ReRead)
"I'll collide with that Midwestern midnight'a yours, and raise ya one, part'mer, since I'm agog.  Ya got me!  Forty-one, he says, but the loser, Mr. Gogol, has obviously just missed makin' three of a kind, by ONE…"
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J.P. Hart commented on The Songbird's blog post TRINE .. (ReRead)
"Fine print guaranteed fascination this poet Songbird. Would really druther snuggle up with your book, say, than The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol. Working on that midnight hour here in the Midwest. Digit counting the days until the Ides of…"
Feb 28

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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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A VOID TO THE VISE

Posted on March 5, 2019 at 3:00am 7 Comments

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TRINE .. (ReRead)

Posted on February 28, 2019 at 6:52pm 2 Comments

TRINE

Two is a multiplier,

as life thrives by two, conjoined.

But thrice is the trine device of life;

as there is always a Third Element, that of choice.…

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8 Ball, Side Pocket. Your Call.

Posted on February 21, 2019 at 1:00pm 2 Comments

THE ENTICEMENT OF EXPENDITURE

Does "paying the government to govern" give we individuals a sense of propriety?

We hear so…

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Reality Checks Out

Posted on January 15, 2019 at 12:00pm 9 Comments

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At 12:37pm on December 29, 2018, mary gravitt said…

I am happy to have you as a friend.  At these times of trial and tribulation, I need all the friends I can get. 

Happy New Year!

Mary

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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