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Being Human Chicago Betty Human Behavior

The Optimist

OPTIMIST It’s not the imperfection of humans that is so troubling, for the optimist accepts the premise that humans are inherently flawed. Rather it is the extent of those flaws, their expression, their dimension and depth, their width, their form and manifestation, the unrelenting drumbeat — enough that the optimist is overwhelmed — but not […]

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AMERICAN POETRY AMERICAN TYPEWRITER Chicago Betty

"THE SHELF BELOW THE SAND"

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Handsome Neptune on The Planet Report

The Planet Report. Venus is swimming along …

With Beautiful Neptune.  Where is Pluto! I wanna see Pluto. But he’s not there. Just deceptively handsome Saturn. Looks so light and bright. But it is nothing more than a burden covered in a superficial layer of brightness. At the very edge of the mind.  Not in real time. Not the real thing.  A distant thought. The Future.  […]

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20th Century Nature Poets Speaking of Words Things That Make You Think Writers

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening (Frost)

I love Robert Frost. One of his most recognized poems is this one, especially the last stanza. Such simplicity. Such beauty. Language – http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/171621

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Art Short Stories

The Artist’s Den

The Floor Where I paint and make things. The Garden The Unmade Bed The Desk The Garden Center The Garbage and Recycling Center and The Broom Without a Handle The Music Center The Closet The Table Next To The Unmade Bed The Window Protection Against The Elements The Foundation Where everything begins … THE END