Monthly Archives: July 2009

Friday Haiku

Bud exudes regret; Blue Moon’s flayed by Sam Adams… disagreement reigns.   Advertisements

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Mr. Big

Yeah, yo da shiz-nit. Fo shizzle. Pants hanging blithely under the buttocks (how???),  you sway into my class every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Ears plugged with the detrius of the latest rapper, giving each fellow student in your way the upwards-chin-jut or … Continue reading

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Lost in thought…perhaps across the Atlantic

I wait for the holiday crowd to clear the beach before stepping onto the first wave. Soon I am walking across the Atlantic thinking about Spain, checking for whales, waterspouts. I feel the water holding up my shifting weight. Tonight … Continue reading

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Friday Haiku

O Research Papers! Lengthy masochistic bile Giving you all A’s.

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Pro-choice AND anti-abortion?

Erin left a question for Faemom on a recent post, asking how one can be pro-choice and anti-abortion. This seems to be quite the fad lately, taking the stance that one can somehow be both. A good friend has come … Continue reading

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Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain

Cutting health care costs? How about NOT using federal funds for abortion procedures? “Let’s not get distracted…” says President McDreamy. What sublime hypocrisy…

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Watching the sky fall

At the still point of the turning world. Neither flesh nor fleshless; Neither from nor towards; at the still point, there the dance is, But neither arrest nor movement. And do not call it fixity, Where past and future are … Continue reading

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