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    Today, 07:07 AM
    cacian replied to a thread The Edge in Personal Poetry
    I much enjoyed this piece lovely flow especially the stanza with ''the lady and the dog'' :)
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    Today, 07:05 AM
    cacian replied to a thread alien in Personal Poetry
    Robert and YesNo thank you and yes your understanding is perfect ;)
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    Today, 06:28 AM
    I had a binge session with Mad Men last month while recovering in bed and absolutely loved it. I am not sure I enjoyed House of Cards' last season.
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    Today, 06:24 AM
    Interesting thoughts there, Sancho (not that we expect anything less from you!). Do you also wonder had those wishes were granted, how the world...
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    Today, 06:12 AM
    Pickwick Papers for me too... As well as Catch-22 and Three Men in a Boat Oh, and Steinbeck's Cannery Row and Sweet Thursday I read the former...
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    Today, 06:04 AM
    I think one of the reasons the gender issues get such strong reaction is its closeness to issues around sexual behaviour. For most, it is not simply...
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    Yesterday, 05:58 PM
    Jerrybaldy started a thread Urn in Personal Poetry
    Death You fade in relevance Like a one time exciting Brand new tv show, Blur like the Dewey eyes Of the schoolgirl You once knew Her...
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    Yesterday, 03:04 PM
    Hawkman replied to a thread Would You?? in Forum Games
    God no. When the lights go out, I just want to rest and enjoy the quiet. Oblivion... Something to look forward to. However, I might have my mortal...
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    Yesterday, 02:52 PM
    Hawkman replied to a thread Pam in Forum Games
    Pam does unspeakable things to ducks.
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    Yesterday, 05:50 AM
    Snarky: The cousin of Malarky Crepuscular
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    05-22-2017, 01:44 PM
    Sancho replied to a thread Alphabetical Story Game in Forum Games
    ...bam! That was the exact moment, as the other three were looking skywards, that the South American Condor decided to empty his G-I tract, beak to...
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    05-22-2017, 07:34 AM
    cacian replied to a thread gender neutral debate in General Chat
    what I mean is is it a good idea to say i wont reveal my gender because one feel they are born in the wrong body? of course but one cannot...
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    05-22-2017, 07:31 AM
    cacian started a thread alien in Personal Poetry
    there is an alien in all of us to believe what is not there is near the veneer fear to a polite is a queer the tendency that entertains
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    05-22-2017, 07:30 AM
    cacian started a thread alien in Personal Poetry
    duplicate please delete
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    05-22-2017, 07:22 AM
    cacian replied to a thread sweet in Personal Poetry
    thank you all very much for reading and feedback :) Danick that was an of speeling error as YesNo pointed it out :)
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    05-22-2017, 06:28 AM
    Silas Thorne replied to a thread Would You?? in Forum Games
    Of course. Although I would not be as able a climber as once I was. If you could upload your memories and sense of self to a realistic computer...
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    05-21-2017, 10:29 PM
    Thanks for the concise, well thought out reply, Y/N. I believe you. I would like to read more about it, though, and I'm certain there is much written...
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    05-21-2017, 07:46 PM
    papayahed replied to a thread Would You?? in Forum Games
    I would not, however if someone was trying to man-bun my hair then I would have a problem.....that probably couldn't happen though...ok, if someone...
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    05-21-2017, 07:42 PM
    papayahed replied to a thread Pam in Forum Games
    PAM has incorrectly read the situation because of his over protectiveness of his pet chicken Esmeralda.
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    05-21-2017, 02:00 PM
    In any given situation where everything is the same - everything - aren't we going to act the same every time? But change the slightest detail and...
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    05-21-2017, 08:59 AM
    Determination: Constantly trying to put square pegs into round holes Grit:
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    05-20-2017, 05:15 PM
    Hawkman replied to a thread Would You?? in Forum Games
    I'll drink it until it's un-drinkable, which, generally, does not correlate with expiry dates on labels. When exposed to a man-bun, would you...
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    05-20-2017, 05:12 PM
    Hawkman replied to a thread Pam in Forum Games
    Pam has an unhealthy interest in other people's egg eating habits.
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    05-20-2017, 02:42 PM
    papayahed replied to a thread Would You?? in Forum Games
    I would make the attempt. Would you drink Milk after it's expiration date?
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    05-20-2017, 02:33 PM
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    0. How many eggs have you eaten in the last 7 days?
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    05-20-2017, 02:31 PM
    papayahed replied to a thread Pam in Forum Games
    PAM duels windmills.
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    05-20-2017, 01:07 PM
    Ecurb, I don't think it makes us sub-human to to be tempted to murder. I think it makes us human. I get temped to murder somebody every time I drive...
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    05-20-2017, 12:31 PM
    Well that's a relief. But does a certain randomness at the quantum level actually provide for free will at our level, or does it just provide for an...
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    05-20-2017, 10:12 AM
    Good point Y/N. If the entire universe follows strict laws, what are the odds a single species of 5-foot anthropoid creatures on a backwater planet...
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    05-19-2017, 11:25 PM
    The study on homosexuality, if I'm remembering it correctly, dealt strictly with the DNA of identical twins. They tried to find as many adult men as...
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    Everything is fine. The garden is a work in progress. I will be digging out several beds of daylilies and transplanting them in another part of the yard. This will open up a lot of space to put in a variety of new plants. I am back to work on Monday, but I have been in the classroom setting it over. Enjoy the new year!
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    Oh thanks for reading my blog Qimi. Actually I'm not a big fan of fireworks, but they do put on a big show here in NYC, and I'm sure Matthew would enjoy it. Getting there shouldn't be a problem from where I live to the harbor. The problem I think would be the parking.
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    Qimi - did you ever get in touch with Janine? I sent her an email a few weeks ago and she did npt reply. I also just noticed she has not been on Lit Net for a couple of months.
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    Here is the photo; I took it when I was working on it.

    Have a great weekend!
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    Hey you want to read what an ogre of a father I was on Father's Day weekend? Go to my personal blog, not the one here, and look for the most recent Matthew Monday.
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    Of course---fake name-real name--no problem--I had one friend for almost a year until she told me her REAL name out of the clear blue. We'e good.
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Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout

by qimissung on 12-15-2012 at 02:13 AM
I live in the United States of America, and we had another school shooting today. With horror I listened to the news reports that a gunman had gone into an elementary school and killed 27 people, 20 of them “children between the ages of 5 and 10.” And I listened tiredly and wearily to the usual rhetoric of the newscast without end as they recounted the “worst school shooting in an elementary school.”
I guess they are doing the best they can, but you simply can’t put a qualifier or adjective

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In Memoriam

by qimissung on 04-03-2012 at 11:05 PM
One of my former students-he graduated last year-was shot and killed last night around 10 o'clock.

He had just finished playing a game of basketball and was sitting in a car on a dark street, with his cousin. They were waiting for his cousin's ride when another car drove up. It was someone they knew and they argued over a girl his cousin had been seeing. The young man in the car pulled out a gun and shot them. Victor was shot two times in the back. He was treated at a nearby hospital,

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The Anger and The Anguish

by qimissung on 01-04-2012 at 02:24 PM
I read several good books in 2011. I read "Candide," "The Crying of Lot 49", "Housekeeping," "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius," and "The Dubliners." I read others, but these I read last fall and today it is of "The Dubliners" I speak.

I've been wanting to read something by Joyce. Eventually I hope to read "Ulysses." I think that might be akin to saying that someday I'd like to climb Mount Everest, for

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Updated 01-06-2012 at 08:54 AM by qimissung


The Bird's Nest

by qimissung on 12-27-2011 at 03:20 PM
looking at it I knew it was different
a bird's nest
full of hope and fear
and the cavalier fulsomeness of life
the blind ability to get up each day under the weight of it all
to go out every day believing you were one of the masses
dressed in the same uniform
believing the same things
that god is good
that love will find a way
believing or hoping to believe that
the others would not notice your vampiric differences

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I acquire some books

by qimissung on 12-04-2011 at 08:13 PM
I got up yesterday morning, a Saturday, around 5:45. I washed my face and dressed and walked to my car in the dark. I stopped by my local Starbucks and treated myself to a tall mocha.

I then made my way down Midway to 635; from there to Central Expressway from which I exited at Northwest Highway. My destination was the Half-Price Books located there, or rather the warehouse that I knew was located near it.

Once I arrived I noticed, somewhat to my chagrin, that there

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Updated 12-07-2011 at 08:43 PM by qimissung