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Re: PPB: To October / William Curtis (thread)

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Posted: 52 Minutes ago by: W-Dockery

Agreed and seconded. 🙂

The Errors of Third Wave Feminists

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Posted: 3 Hours 16 Minutes ago by: Ilya Shambat

A fairly long time ago, I was with a very beautiful older woman who was a devout Christian. I was talking to her about the wrongs done in the name of feminism, and she told me to the effect of that one shouldn't fight hatred with hatred but

Re: Tuesday with Little Spain / Will Dockery

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Posted: 7 Hours 41 Minutes ago by: W-Dockery

Good morning, and thanks again for the nod, Zod. 🙂

Re: PPB: November Rain / Ellen P. Allerton (thread)

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Posted: 7 Hours 42 Minutes ago by: W.Dockery

I'm mulling it over.

And in departing I will say

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Posted: 14 Hours 38 Minutes ago by: Ilya Shambat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpLk_p_pho4 And in departing I will say And in departing I will say Farewell - to love me do not promise I'm going insane or I ascend Into the highest states of madness The way you loved you did impar

Focus in love and hatred

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Posted: 1 Day 2 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

I have encountered a claim that people love others for traits that they have themselves, and I have also encountered a claim that people hate others for traits in themselves that they reject. That is not always true. People love others for

Yesterday you looked in my eyes

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Posted: 1 Day 15 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

Yesterday you looked in my eyes, And all things slant aside right now! Yesterday you sat before birds And now all larks turn into crows! I'm dumb, and you are very smart, You live, I'm stupefied, I hear. O cry of women of all times:

Re: Decima For Decima / Will Dockery

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Posted: 1 Day 17 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Thanks again my friend, and happy Thanksgiving to you and Mike.

Re: Bobby Burro / gjd (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 20 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Problem is that Robert never seems to have time to try to write poetry, he's too busy trolling. HTH and HAND.

Re: She Sleeps Tight / Will Dockery

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Posted: 1 Day 21 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Thanks again, my friend. 🙂

Adler, Freud, New Age, Personality Psychology: Discarding the Bath Water

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Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

I am all in favor of people – myself included – examining their beliefs and their character. I would not however do it – nor recommend that others do it – according to beliefs that are not true.. And I have seen that in most of what

Re: Conversational Abyss / Will Dockery

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Posted: 2 Days 3 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Good morning, happy Thanksgiving. 🙂

Re: Ping Jordy... favorite films (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Agreed, and happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. 🙂

Re: Wild Rover Poe-M age doubled (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Obviously not. 🙂

Re: Angel of Esquiline Hill / Will Dockery

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Posted: 2 Days 10 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Good morning, my friend, thanks again for the nod.

Re: Sunglass / Will Dockery (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 13 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Good evening my friend, happy Thanksgiving to you and Mike. 🙂

Re: Walking (To The Edge Of Town Tonight) / Will Dockery

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Posted: 2 Days 13 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Thanks again my friend, and happy holidays. 🙂

Re: Behind the Forest / Will Dockery

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Posted: 2 Days 16 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Hey there, happy holidays. 🙂

A ghostlike scene is glimmering

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Posted: 2 Days 17 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

1 A ghostlike scene is glimmering Weak choirs of shades remain With silk has draped Melpomene Her temple's windowpanes Frost crunches in the yard Black chariots stand in row People and objects are disheveled Street crackles with hot

Re: PPB: November / Amy Lowell (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 17 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

You know, I'm OK with this. He made his point, and left; you made one reply; and new we can move on. I was lucky to find Lowell's poem; at this point, my reserve's run dry and I'm just trying to finish the year, with no plans yet for t

Re: Wimply Chimpy / gjd (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 22 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Senetto seems to have "left forever" a dozen times, now, I doubt anyone expects him to stay gone. HTH and HAND.

Re: PPB: November / Amy Lowell (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 5 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Good riddance, Pendragon. Glad to see you won't be here to garbage up this thread. HTH and HAND.

Re: When The Mill Shut Down / Will Dockery

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Posted: 3 Days 5 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Good morning, Zod, another reality based poem.

Sweetness and tenderness

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Posted: 3 Days 14 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

Sweetness and tenderness -- like sisters alike are your marks - The wasp and the bee suckle honey then flutter as one - Life ends, beach sand chills overnight, and the heaven gets dark, And carried away on black litter is yesterday's sun

Re: Morning of My Life (audio) / Will Dockery

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Posted: 3 Days 17 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Again, one of your finest tunes and lyrics....

Re: PPP: Men Who March Away / Thomas Hardy (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 17 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Outstanding...!

Re: PPB: November / Amy Lowell (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 18 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Most definitely agreed....!

Re: Tuesday with Little Spain / Will Dockery

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Posted: 3 Days 18 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Hi..... once again one of your very best poems....!

Re: When The Mill Shut Down / Will Dockery

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Posted: 3 Days 18 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Hi.... once again one of your very best....!

Re: Wimply Chimpy / gjd (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 18 Hours ago by: General-Zod

I think Jim Senetto's leaving usenet forever will be delayed again, don't you...?

Re: She Sleeps Tight / Will Dockery

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Posted: 3 Days 23 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Thanks again.

Re: PPB: To October / William Curtis (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 11 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Agreed and seconded.

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 14 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

You can browse the full selection of Dancehalls here: https://www.youtube.com/user/GeorgeDance/playlists

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 14 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

The 2211/19 (Remembering) Dancehall on Youtube is closed and archived here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_uEAOzPGnDHbnHrkK2U1UqNgsIuKGO3_

Oblivion in Sin

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Posted: 4 Days 15 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

All joy - in the past, irretrievable and evanescent But in the present - prosperity and despair. The heart is tired and thirsts in fire at sunset Of love and passion - it's lured by freedom from care. The heart is tired of prosperity

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 16 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Maroon 5, Memories https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlPhMPnQ58k

Re: Behind the Forest / Will Dockery

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Thanks again for the nod, Zod. 🙂

Naivete and Misanthropy

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Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

The biggest problem with naivete is how easily it turns into its opposite. I know any number of hippie types who started out with peace and love and human rights and ended up howling about narcissists, sociopaths and perverts.. On a large

Re: Wimply Chimpy / gjd (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Yes, the fable is pretty funny, fits well beside Karen's "Monkey Shines". 🙂

A Farmyard Fable

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Posted: 5 Days 8 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

A Farmyard Fable: A story of democracy One morning, Jimmy Jackass, Bobby, Burro, and Will Donkey were out in the farmyard. "Hee-haw!" brayed Jimmy Jackass. "Hee-haw!" brayed Bobby Burro. "Hee-haw!" brayed will Donkey. Jimmy Jackass

Re: Wimply Chimpy / gjd (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 8 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Oh, shit; that reminds me. I didn't post my "Farmyard Fable," because the day I wrote it Burrows wrote me a not very antagonistic psot; and I'd planned to take it easy on him. But I just realized that if I don't post it before Jim rea

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 8 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

I don't remember if I put this on yet. We Five, You Were on My Mind https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZtM7rkJVno

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 8 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Tom Bush, The Remember Song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yN-6PbqAPM

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 9 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Sarah McLaghlan, I Will Remember You https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSz16ngdsG0

Re: PPB: November Rain / Ellen P. Allerton (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 12 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Perhaps if we stretch it to a "early Winter" theme? Not sure how many specifically "November" songs there are, but now I want to find out. 🙂

Re: PPB: November Rain / Ellen P. Allerton (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 13 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

I'd say it's a bigger audience than that, since it's also true of those who've discovered it in the years since. It's so strong, and so well-known, that I'd like to have a "November"-themed Dancehall just to feature it. The problem wit

Hunt on Wolves

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Posted: 5 Days 14 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

With all strength, with all legs, I am running But today's just like yesterday. They've surrounded me in a blockade They are chasing me with great joy. From the fir trees the rifles are firing - There the hunters are aiming at s

Re: Wimply Chimpy / gjd (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 15 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

And now Senetto's leaving Usenet forever, again. 🙂

Wimply Chimpy / gjd

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Posted: 5 Days 15 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Wimpy Chimpy, such a big dunce, Lost in a poetry contest once. All the Chimp's monkeys, and all the Chimp's men Pretended we held the contest again. - gjd

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 16 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Barbra Streisand, The Way We Were https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jT0IXTXAnmo

Re: Behind the Forest / Will Dockery

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Posted: 5 Days 17 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Having another read, quite enjoyed...!

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 17 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Remember Me / Phil Ochs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2yw96AAAag

Re: When The Mill Shut Down / Will Dockery

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Posted: 5 Days 18 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Thanks again for the nod, Zod.

Re: Tuesday with Little Spain / Will Dockery

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Posted: 5 Days 18 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Thanks again for reading and commenting, Zod.

Re: Sunglass / Will Dockery (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 18 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Thanks again for the nod, Zod. :)

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 18 Hours ago by: Zod

The Shangri-Las - Remember (Walking in the Sand https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l97xELhvYBQ

Re: The poem at 3 a.m. / gjd (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 19 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Again, a good read.

Re: Ping Jordy... favorite films (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 19 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Usually not, even in his current, more "serious" mode.

Re: Walking (To The Edge Of Town Tonight) / Will Dockery

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Posted: 5 Days 19 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Thanks again for listening and commenting, Zod. :)

Re: PPB: November / Amy Lowell (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 19 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Good choice, Amy Lowell is one of my favorites for the "modern" era. :)

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 20 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

A new song for me. Thanks. Elaine Page, Memory https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gd_ohoPzYc

PPB: November / Amy Lowell

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Posted: 5 Days 20 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

November, by Amy Lowell [...] And I sit under a lamp Trying to write down the emptiness of my heart. Even the cat will not stay with me, But prefers the rain [...] https://gdancesbetty.blogspot.com/2022/11/november-amy-lowell.html

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 23 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

The Shangri-Las, Remember (Walking in the Sand) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5YxtweUxrA

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days ago by: George J. Dance

Peter Gabriel, I Don't Remember https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9k_ZRyws8Uc

Re: PPB: November Rain / Ellen P. Allerton (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 2 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

That's true for most of us who were music lovers in the 1980s.

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 3 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Try To Remember / The Brothers Four https://youtu.be/LUZpjW7QHGo

Credibility and Originality

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Posted: 6 Days 7 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

There are many people who are of the opinion that, before someone's ideas can be credible, he must have personal credibility. This is a very wrong approach, and one that excludes many of the most meaningful contributors. In order to make an

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 12 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

I've Got Dreams To Remember / The Rolling Stones https://youtu.be/8lOOiwq9ceo

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 13 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Do You Remember Walter / The Kinks https://youtu.be/Erhio9iZpSU

Full translation of Marina Tsvetayeva

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Posted: 6 Days 13 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

My translation of the full body of poetry by Marina Tsvetayeva is now found at https://sites.google.com/site/ibshambat/tsvetayeva-full?authuser=0

compiler convstruction

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Posted: 6 Days 15 Hours ago by: Greg Westin

constructor amazed me- bill gates went for a three- somewhere in Portland compiler construction don't know how to draw the line- how much am I worth am I I remember there was operating systems compiler construction no better can it c

Charli XCX queen at UCLA eating panda express

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Posted: 6 Days 15 Hours ago by: Greg Westin

It bugs me I'm neo club neo might as well be club axis I mean roxy charli xcx queen at UCLA eating panda express 60 UCLA football players 30000 - students with backwards L signs protecting her at all times Charli XCX queen at UCLA eati

visions of peter about nvro

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Posted: 6 Days 15 Hours ago by: Greg Westin

go all the way have a hamburger on a bun chicken with cheeze macaroni lots of C make a swell 3 foot or 5 mention God that he has a bell Taco church that we can't goto father forgive nvro is in bogatta making women jump into a bra no rea

un@eliv!able chase bank girl quinn puts on lipgloss

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Posted: 6 Days 15 Hours ago by: Greg Westin

she's wierd but theres a million dollars from me to her if this deal with charlotte and the bin-like deal without unbelieveable chase bank but what is it, exactly i don't know pakistan why are you my only hope selling famous amos with

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 16 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Becky Hill & David Guetta, Remember https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhCxrUEW3PM&ts

mercy

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Posted: 6 Days 16 Hours ago by: Greg Westin

it's 1 am where's the gun where is she mercy looking out the window don't have a pistol can't deal with it blue project mercy they have little wagons now i have little 2 bedroom house maybe because of faith and mercy i know not yet but

Union Station

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Posted: 6 Days 16 Hours ago by: Greg Westin

I'm ready I'm ready for the laughing gas I'm ready for what's next LA Union Station I'm ready to duck I'm ready to dive I'm ready to say I'm glad to be alive I'm ready for the push Union Station I'm blah blah blah I'll be ready crawli

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 16 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Michael Jackson, Remember the Time https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeiFF0gvqcc

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 17 Hours ago by: Zod

Some of Them Are Old Song by Brian Eno https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGX_WJLCxrA People come and go And forget to close the door, And leave their stains and cigarette butts trampled on the floor, And when they do, remember me, remembe

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 19 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Remember / John Lennon https://youtu.be/NgnRDBp3JPA

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 20 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

The Backstreet Boys, Set Adrift on Memory Bliss -- (h/t to MD) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCmpPfuhUEo

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

I'll Remember You / Bob Dylan https://youtu.be/KyTHRg8DqH0

Re: Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Larry Chance and the Earls, Remember Then https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcD3yszZnBk

Dancehall (22/11/19) Remembering

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Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Dancehall (22/11/19) topic: Remembering Bryan Adams, Remember https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrPWDZ2gen4

PPB: November Rain / Ellen P. Allerton

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Posted: 6 Days 22 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

November Rain, by Ellen P. Allerton [...] November rain! November rain!<br /> Fitfully beating the window pane:<br /> Creeping in pools across the street;<br /> Clinging in slush to dainty feet [...] https://gdancesbetty.blogspot.com/2022/

Sociopaths and more informed conscience

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Posted: 7 Days 6 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

The claim that is made about sociopaths is that they do not have a conscience. Not being a sociopath I very much do have a conscience, but you may not very much like the constitution thereof. I got my conscience from the Soviets. My grandmo

Re: Wild Rover Poe-M age doubled (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 11 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Seconded.

Voice

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Posted: 7 Days 16 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

Butterflies float With petals and feathers In every note Of your voice. In its tenor - Nectarine, white, Full of light, full of sky - There is delight - And I will not ask why Sometimes your voice Shimmers like a bright star - Sometimes it'

Re: A nursery thyme (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 18 Hours ago by: Zod

Ha ha.

Re: Conversational Abyss / Will Dockery

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Posted: 7 Days 23 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Excellent, thanks again.

Re: "Chimp Obsesso" - Jim Senetto's Dockery Obsession Index, Sep. 14, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days ago by: W.Dockery

Jim Senetto is now sniffing George Dance farts now, of course. 🙂

Re: She Sleeps Tight / Will Dockery

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Posted: 8 Days 1 Hour ago by: W-Dockery

Good morning, another reality based poem. 🙂

Feminism and Western Civilization

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Posted: 8 Days 7 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

A former friend of mine wrote in late 1990s that women had become "hateful, arrogant dykes." I have an idea as to how that happened. The form of feminism at the time taught that the Western civilization's cultural legacy was racist and pa

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 9 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Looks like a good one, George.

Re: PPP: Men Who March Away / Thomas Hardy (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Great to see the real George Dance. I just reported a few nasty forgeries to Google. tonight

Re: PPP: Men Who March Away / Thomas Hardy (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

I've blogged 10 of his poems now, and at least half of them have videos a well: https://gdancesbetty.blogspot.com/search/label/Thomas%20Hardy

After Gypsy Star

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Posted: 8 Days 17 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EX6uxM5anek Fuzzy bumblebee on a fragrant ambary Dances at the edge of the pond And the gypsy bride for beloved at night By the kinship of vagrant soul So ahead after wandering gypsy star Into sunset

Re: PPP: Men Who March Away / Thomas Hardy (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 21 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Agreed, good selection.

A nursery thyme

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Posted: 8 Days 21 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Chimp Obseesso, such a big dunce, Lost in a poetry contest once. All the Chimp's monkeys, and all the Chimp's men Demanded we hold the contest again. -gjd No, Chimp. I believe I told you last May: If you lost, we would not make it two

Feminism and John Stuart Mill

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Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

John Stuart Mill was a great English intellectual who wrote, among other things, a brilliant and passionate essay in favor of women's rights. The idealistic intellectuals in the John Stuart Mill mode have formed one of the most powerful for

Re: Chimp Obsesso finally wins a "poetry challenge" (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 11 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

The Chimp found a typo. Even trolls can be useful on occasion.

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

It turned out MD liked WWIII Blues, and I liked God on Our Side, so we decided to use both -- so there's 3 Dylan songs, but spaced out far apart as I could. That puts us up to 78 minutes on YT, quite comfortable. And of course, we can

Song for Film

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Posted: 9 Days 13 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

They are speaking of what's stylish, They are living day by day And I'm looking at them as if they are fools, Life goes on in its way. Today, today the day has finished And we all came to bury it, But no one knows That the shining star ha

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 14 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Agreed; two songs by the same artist is enough (unless of course it's a tribute thread, like McCartney or Meatloaf were). I decided to leave a decision on the second Dylan song to MD.

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 14 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Thanks, Zod. Let me repeat; this is only a decision for the YouTube playlist; as for RAP and f/b, the bigger the selection the better. Both songs are on music, Tv, & films, and of course both are on RAP. I decided to send MD (my YouTub

manifolds

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Posted: 9 Days 15 Hours ago by: Greg Westin

solar wind again and again i try to understand manifolds she approaches me and i see and i dream up comes the mountains past 100000 feet or 30000 meters manifolds i'm stopped here in this dream by God and he asks me not to pass through

Chimp Obsesso finally wins a "poetry challenge"

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Posted: 9 Days 15 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Jim Seneto likes to pretend he's a poet, by "challenging" people to write what he calls "poetry" (it isn't). He issued such a "challenge" to me last May. His terms were that the loser had to "fuck off" and leave the group. HEY DANCE! ht

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 17 Hours ago by: Zod

Good day, how ever you decide....

Re: Morning of My Life (audio) / Will Dockery

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Posted: 9 Days 18 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Good afternoon, thanks again for the feedback. :)

Re: Dan Barfield art gallery circa 1999

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Posted: 9 Days 18 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Quite true...

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 3 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Definitely don't want to overload the playlist with the same artist.

Re: Shadowville Speedway / Will Dockery & Henry Conley

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Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Surprisingly good for Pat Boone.

Re: Dream Tears / Will Dockery

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Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

*** From the archives, definitely a keeper.

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

This is the Phil Ochs one song I want for YouTube, because it's a live video. I'm putting both songs onto facebook; everything posted on RAP goes to facebook, and vice versa.

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

I know you'll put your own videos on facebook, too, Will; and the more there and here, the better; they're lists where people can pick and choose what to listen to. But I've got to limit how much I put on YouTube. It's just my own fee

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Hey, Zod. I've put this on facebook, and I'll do the same for the other Ochs post. But I'm running out of room on YouTube, and I can only use one. Since this is just a still picture, while the other is a live video, I'm going with the

I like it

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Posted: 10 Days 14 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

I like it that you're burning not for me, I like it that it's not for you I'm burning And that the heavy sphere of Planet Earth Will underneath our feet no more be turning I like it that I can be unabashed And humorous and not to play

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 17 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Bob Dylan - With God on Our Side https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMifwzfwyFA

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 18 Hours ago by: Zod

White Boots Marching On Yellow Land - Phil Ochs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pqu6mXOXmx4

Re: "Moments" by Will Dockery

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Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Again, thanks for reading and commenting.

Re: Usenet's Greatest Poet / gjd (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Look who's talking. 🙂

Re: Shadowville Speedway / Will Dockery & Henry Conley

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Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

I'll grant you, that's a pretty good tune.

Re: Wild Rover Poe-M age doubled (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Seconded. 🙂

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 6 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Merry Xmas (War Is Over) / John Lennon: https://youtu.be/flA5ndOyZbI

Re: Conversational Abyss / Will Dockery

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Posted: 11 Days 11 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Thanks again for reading and commenting.

Re: "Chimp Obsesso" - Jim Senetto's Dockery Obsession Index, Sep. 14, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 12 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Senetto obsesses on, heading for his inevitable meltdown. And so it goes.

How many people fell in this abyss

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Posted: 11 Days 14 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

How many people fell in this abyss, I fathom from afar! There will be time, and I will vanish too From earth's exterior. All will be still, that sang and that did struggle, That glistened and rejoiced: The greenness of my eyes, the

Re: Conversational Abyss / Will Dockery

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Posted: 11 Days 17 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Again, one of your more lovely works...

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 18 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Phil Ochs - The War Is Over https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOs9xYUjY4I

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 18 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Re: She Sleeps Tight / Will Dockery

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Posted: 12 Days ago by: W.Dockery

Thanks again for reading and commenting.

Re: Conversational Abyss / Will Dockery

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Posted: 12 Days ago by: W-Dockery

Thanks again, just checked, the link works.

Re: postpoetry / gjd (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 9 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Absolutely.

Translations of Marina Tsvetayeva's longer poems

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Posted: 12 Days 11 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

My collection of translations of Marina Tsvetayeva's longer poems is now available at https://sites.google.com/site/ibshambat/tsvetayeva-long-poems?authuser=0

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 12 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Jessie Pope, The Call https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLyDBTD_e2o

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 12 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Jimmy Cliff, Vietnam https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbdU6TkvHB8

Re: PPB: To October / William Curtis (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 14 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

And, one of NancyGene's favorite stunts, posting full street addresses and anything else she can stalk up about an enemy of hers. HTH and HAND.

Insanity - and good reason

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Posted: 12 Days 14 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

Insanity - and good reason, Disgrace - and honor, All, that brings on thoughtfulness, Is spilling over - In me. - All the penal passions Become as one! - All images wage war inside This hair of mine! The lover's whisper, all aro

Re: PPB: To October / William Curtis (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 14 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

T24gMjAyMi0xMS0xMyA1OjM0IHAubS4sIEdlbmVyYWwtWm9kIHdyb3RlOg0KPiBPbiBTdW5k YXksIE5vdmVtYmVyIDEzLCAyMDIyIGF0IDU6MTk6NDYgUE0gVVRDLTUsIE5hbmN5R2VuZSB3 cm90ZToNCj4+IE9uIFN1bmRheSwgTm92ZW1iZXIgMTMsIDIwMjIgYXQgMTA6MDE6MjEgUE0g VVRDLCBXaWxsIERvY2tlc

Re: PPP: Men Who March Away / Thomas Hardy (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 17 Hours ago by: General-Zod

I've read some other Thomas Hardy poems, quite good....

Re: PPB: To October / William Curtis (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 17 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Would Pen have accepted Doc's suggestions...?

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 17 Hours ago by: Zod

The Clash - The Call Up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ScaGjwkg2Y

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 17 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Oliver's Army / Elvis Costello https://youtu.be/LrjHz5hrupA

Re: PPP: Men Who March Away / Thomas Hardy (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 18 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Thanks for finding and bumping it, Zod. I just found it this weekend, and I thought it was perfect for its place. As far as I know, it's Hardy's only patriotic poem; most of the stuff I've read, like "The Christmas Ghost" on PPB, is ve

Re: PPB: The Call / Jessie Pope (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 19 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Something about the poem is a grabber, and the in character stuff (Ray Davies Britcentric work also comes to mind) is a good touch.

Re: PPB: The Call / Jessie Pope (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 19 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Quite fascinating, brought to mind some of the ironic tunes by The Clash... The Clash- The Call Up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLX1yKhSXR4

Re: PPB: The Call / Jessie Pope (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 20 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

it is an interesting poem. It's one of the few pro-war WWI poems I've read; and while there were lots of them most are not all that good. Rupert Brooke was very good, but he died so soon; I wonder how his poetry would have evolved as t

Re: PPB: The Call / Jessie Pope (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 21 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Good, let's let Jessie Pope and her interesting poem have the stage.

PPB: The Call / Jessie Pope

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: George J. Dance

The Call, by Jessie Pope [...] Who's for the khaki suit – Are you, my laddie? Who longs to charge and shoot – Do you, my laddie? [..] https://gdancesbetty.blogspot.com/2022/11/the-call-jessie-pope.html

Re: Angel of Esquiline Hill / Will Dockery

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Good morning, again, some get it, some don't.

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 6 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Leonard Cohen, There Is a War https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4QNHthFQUA

Re: PPB: To October / William Curtis (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 14 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Not likely.

Overture

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Posted: 13 Days 14 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

Pineapples in champagne! Pineapples in champagne! Deliriously tasty, sparkling and bright! I'm in something from Norway! I'm in something from Spain! I'm inspired in bursts and I sit down to write. Planes are screeching above me! A

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 16 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Creedence Clearwater Revival, Fortunate Son https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWijx_AgPiA

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 16 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Freda Payne, Bring the Boys Home https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ou7RtA1WHk4

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 17 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Black Sabbath, War Pigs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Piy8d7rgNXM

Re: Morning of My Life (audio) / Will Dockery

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Posted: 13 Days 17 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Again, glad you found the listening experience worthwhile. :)

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 18 Hours ago by: Zod

Bob Dylan - Talkin' World War III Blues https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYtVc56o9oo

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 18 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Bob Dylan, Masters of War (The Avener Rework) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGFagK-LuQo

Chimpku of the Day (22/11/12)

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Posted: 13 Days 18 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Jim Senetto can't write a decent haiku or anything else.

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 18 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Hate and War / The Clash https://youtu.be/NS56z2LPyEE

Re: PPB: To October / William Curtis (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 19 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Voodoo Boy should try to practice what he preaches,....

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 19 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

The Doors, The Unknown Soldier https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jk-tbX7xVG4

Re: Dancehall (22/11/12) War (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 21 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Backstreet Boys, Divine Intervention -- (h/t to MD) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXRD3QDmIgU...

Dancehall (22/11/12) War

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Posted: 13 Days 21 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Dancehall (22/11/12) topic: War Edwin Starr, War https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdcuOsakgPY

Dancehall (22/11/12) War

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Posted: 13 Days 22 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Dancehall (22/11/12) topic: War Edwin Starr, War https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdcuOsakgPY

PPP: Men Who March Away / Thomas Hardy

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Men Who March Away, by Thomas Hardy

Re: Wrong Thought On Relationships (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Hi, Ilya. I'm glad to see you posting your essays here now. Essays from poets are still considered on-topic here on RAP.

Girlfriend

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

1 You're happy? You won't say! Barely! Better let go! You kissed too many, I do think, Therefrom, sorrow. All heroines of Shakespeare's tragedies In you I see. Nobody saved you, you the young Tragic lady. You are so

Re: Dan Barfield art gallery circa 1999

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Posted: 15 Days 11 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

A local legend.

Re: Behind the Forest / Will Dockery

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Posted: 15 Days 11 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Hello there, thanks again for the nod. 🙂

Louis XVII

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Posted: 15 Days 15 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

To you - crown of thorns; of roses - to your fathers To you - an empty jug, to fathers - wine. For their transgressions you have fallen martyr, O the dauphine tormented at the dawn! Not rotten fruit - a flower, unlived, fresh one, The

Parting

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Posted: 16 Days 14 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

Your horse as in the past is running, Right through the park today with joy... But in the heart is shade, it's crying, My hero, my prince, my boy. ==== The voice without name whispers to me: "Dreams of oppression - can't take this!" Befo

Re: Ponder This / George J. Dance (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 17 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Agreed.

Re: Decima For Decima / Will Dockery

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Posted: 17 Days 9 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Thanks again for the nod, Zod. 🙂

Microphone

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Posted: 17 Days 15 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

I'm in the light, open to every eye - I do as I do often; like an icon I come up to a microphone; today It's more like I'm approaching a cannon. And I will not rub against the microphone Yes, my voice is loathsome to any Yes, I know

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 16 Hours ago by: Zod

Sorry I was too late with tone/... The Traveling Wilburys - End Of The Line https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMVjToYOjbM

Re: PPP: Haunted Houses / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 17 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Yep, ///skip and ignore/// is a blessing for us all...!

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 19 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

The 22/11/05 (Endings) Dancehall is now closed, curated, and viewable as a playlist on YouTube. 20 songs, just under 90 minutes. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_uEAOzPGnDEKjLQD290NJ6ldME59cGD_ You can view all our YouTube Danc

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days ago by: Will Dockery

Has this one been posted yet? https://youtu.be/A5Tuu6UnEe8

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days ago by: George J. Dance

Rush, In the End https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQdR3IEep94

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 1 Hour ago by: George J. Dance

Linkin Park, In the End https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVTXPUF4Oz4

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 1 Hour ago by: George J. Dance

Weezer, Beginning of the End https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LwmWk_EPPg

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 1 Hour ago by: George J. Dance

Nelly Furtado, All Good Things (Come to an End) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pBo-GL9SRg

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 1 Hour ago by: George J. Dance

Boys II Men, End of the Road https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDKO6XYXioc

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 1 Hour ago by: George J. Dance

Nickelback, Don't Ever Let It End https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYQzFo2eDVM

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 13 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Westlife, Queen of My Heart -- (h/t to MD) https://www.youtube.com/watch?vl64kUiqknY>

Resurrecting Poetry

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Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

There are many people who have no value for poetry, even some who see it as pathological. Someone wrote on the Internet that poetry is not a cure-all for low self-esteem. In my case it has nothing to do with my self-esteem at all. I started

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Now that could be a problem. MD posted the Great Big Sea video on facebook. Great Big Sea, End Of The World https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-5oGnvfUEU

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

The Kinks, Till the End of the Day https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIc-RnqjwWA

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

The Rolling Stones, It's All Over Now -- (h/t to MD) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVpFf2DmFSM

Re: Decima For Decima / Will Dockery

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Posted: 18 Days 16 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Having a second read quite splendid....

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 16 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

R.E.M. - It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0GFRcFm-aY

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 19 Hours ago by: Zod

On Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 5:18:07 PM UTC-4, George J. Dance wrote:

Re: PPB: November / Edmund Spenser (1) (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

I wouldn't say Spenser is, but I can see how his characters could remind you of the /Holy Grail/.

Re: PPB: November / Edmund Spenser (1) (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Thanks for commenting, Zod. This is just a prologue to Colin's song about Queen Dido (which I posted yesterday).

Re: PPB: November / Edmund Spenser (1) (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

I'd you're talking about the David Dalton thread, no, you were wrong about that, Pendragon. HTH and HAND.

Re: postpoetry / gjd (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Since my poems "Shambles" and "Karma Bombs" are on topic again, and this is a George Dance thread, here were George's thoughts on the "Shambles" poem. Interesting reading, in my opinion: *** George J. Dance wrote: *** Again, well put

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 11 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Will Dockery and the Shadowville All-STars, Over You https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rvCp_xzWH8

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 12 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Don Henley, The End of the Innocence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2nXyVzZ70M

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 12 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Of course. But I want to use Apocalypse Now footage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agwMwbmMNbk

Re: PPB: November / Edmund Spenser (1) (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 18 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Agreed, Spenser is always a blast, a bit like a Monty Python character. :)

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 18 Hours ago by: Zod

The End --- The Doors https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXqPNlng6uI

Re: PPB: November / Edmund Spenser (1) (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 20 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Quite excellente, Forsooth...!

PPB: November / Edmund Spenser (1)

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Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

November, by Edmund Spenser (1) [...] Thilke sollein season sadder plight doth aske, And loatheth sike delightes as thou doest prayse: The mornefull Muse in myrth now list ne maske, As shee was wont in youngth and sommer dayes. [...] https

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 14 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Evening Of Light / Nico https://youtu.be/JieBL3rXmRc

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 14 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Prince, 1999 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rblt2EtFfC4

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 14 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Prince, 1999

PPB: The Death of Queen Dido / Edmund Spencer

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Posted: 20 Days 14 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Today's poem on Penny's Poetry Blog The Death of Queen Dido, by Edmund Spenser (from November) [...] Ay me! that dreerie Death should strike so mortall stroke, That can undoe Dame Natures kindly course: The faded lockes fall from the lofti

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 14 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Skeeter Davis, The End of the World https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eY9SQ7LkpPg

Evenings in Moscow countryside

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Posted: 20 Days 15 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KairmsARpyo In the garden you can't hear anything, Everything till the morning subsides. If you only knew how I treasure these Evenings in Moscow countryside. River moves along then moves not along,

you are my friend in Arlington- chvrches blue project

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Posted: 20 Days 15 Hours ago by: Greg Westin

the winding cord leads to Arlington where we plug into Prodigy and C++ you are my friend in Arlington wierd Tandy experiments Teslas that obey the speed limit- people that work in leafs people that found the data stuctures answer in a c+

stop the way you do treatment

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Posted: 20 Days 16 Hours ago by: Greg Westin

stop the way you do treatment stop the early train- stop the injections stop all this with your 10000 a year check that goes nowhere but must spend 100 billion dollars maybe you'd be better off with putting people in some kind of fake un

winning days of un las vegas 1990 i learned

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Posted: 20 Days 16 Hours ago by: Greg Westin

Have some sympathy- for it all Greg Anthony led by God's angels? winning days of unlv i guess i learned from you and we went a little further i guess we were in winning days of unlv i remember Mike sitting there on the bench doing a 3

sunny side up

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Posted: 20 Days 16 Hours ago by: Greg Westin

doing everything right seems ok there aren't many things going your way sunny side up all this to learn another new class comes in- to Bouldertown thinking this is it the future- sunny side up so you have the cure so you have the class

Re: Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 18 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

"We Just Disagree" / Dave Mason https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDQY1G5PWpg "So let's leave it alone 'cause we can't see eye to eye There ain't no good guy, there ain't no bad guy There's only you and me and we just disagree" "I'm go

Dancehall (22/11/05) Endings

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Posted: 20 Days 18 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Dancehall (22/11/05) topic: Endings The Ramones, Do You Remember Rock'n'Roll Radio (from End of the Century) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gi9a7IdRiBI

Re: Wild Rover Poe-M age doubled (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 19 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Cool... cool...

Re: Morning of My Life (audio) / Will Dockery

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Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Hello there, Zod, I hope you and Mike are having a great weekend so far. 🙂

Little Noses

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Posted: 21 Days 17 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQeA8JTraMU Finally, having climbed half the world around, My small boys are in bed fast asleep Fast asleep my green-eyed nations, sleep my treasures dirty-faced, Little noses, little schnoses, sniff.

Re: Wild Rover Poe-M age doubled (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 16 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

With almost every post.

Envy not your friend

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Posted: 22 Days 17 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

Envy not your friend if he's more handsome, More intelligent or wealthier than you. Let his merits and let his successes Not tear up the laces on your shoe. Move along your way without a care, Smile still broader out of his success!

Re: Dancehall (22/10/29) Hallowe'en (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 19 Hours ago by: Zod

Zomby Woof · Frank Zappa · The Mothers Over-Nite Sensation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lkJ3hxRsUg

Re: Wild Rover Poe-M age doubled (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 21 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Exactamundo, Doc...

Re: Dancehall (22/10/29) Hallowe'en (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 7 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

The Hallowe'en ((22/10/29) Dancehall is now on YouTube and, as you'd expect, it's a monster: a full 30 songs, running 2 hours and 15 minutes. (Of course you don't have to listen to all of it at once.) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?li

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Posted: 23 Days 14 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

OK. That's gotta be it. We're now up to 28 songs, and almost two huours. I want to use everything submitted (assuming I can find videos for all), but I think it's already too long. I've got one more song to add, which I'm thinking is a

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Posted: 23 Days 17 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Dr.Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (2018 Mix) · The Who https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ciGs80w0jE The Who - Boris The Spider https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvFuUaCe8eY

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Posted: 23 Days 19 Hours ago by: Zod

The Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jwtyn-L-2gQ

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Posted: 23 Days 21 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Quite excellent...!

Re: PPB: October's Bright Blue Weather / Helen Hunt Jackson (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 1 Hour ago by: W-Dockery

Yes, beautiful weather today here in the Deep South. 🙂

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Posted: 24 Days 2 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Good morning, David, that's great, looking forward to reading your poetry.

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Posted: 24 Days 13 Hours ago by: David Dalton

I’m hoping that my creativity will return soon, and if it does I will certainly post some poems.

I Like It

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Posted: 24 Days 15 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

I like it that you're burning not for me, I like it that it's not for you I'm burning And that the heavy sphere of Planet Earth Will underneath our feet no more be turning I like it that I can be unabashed And humorous and not to play

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Posted: 24 Days 17 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Wolfman's Brother · Phish https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wjc9AsIbcY

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Posted: 24 Days 19 Hours ago by: Zod

The Addams Family Opening Credits and Theme Song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZ5IWRz78DY

Re: PPB: October's Bright Blue Weather / Helen Hunt Jackson (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 20 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Definitely in agreement, G.D.

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Posted: 24 Days 22 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

I don't remember, we should ask George Dance, little monkey.

"Treating someone like a human being"

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Posted: 25 Days 13 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

There are people in feminism who say that they want women to be treated like human beings. For the life of me I can’t figure out what that means. What, really, does it mean to treat someone like a human being? If they mean being treated

Re: Decima For Decima / Will Dockery

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Posted: 25 Days 14 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Good evening, thanks again for the nod. 🙂

Re: PPB: October's Bright Blue Weather / Helen Hunt Jackson (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 15 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

So far so good here down South. 🙂

White Waltz

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Posted: 25 Days 15 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

O what a ball! Intensity of movement, nerves and sound! The hearts were beating in three beats and not in twain. And ladies were inviting gentlemen To a traditional white waltz - and took the breath away. And you

Re: Dancehall (22/10/29) Hallowe'en (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 16 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Diamond Dogs / David Bowie https://youtu.be/OTIsnYPG4lU

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Posted: 25 Days 16 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

I love this weather, but I can't say I love the entire month. October is very much like April. We've had poetry on the blog about how changeable April is, but October seems even more so. There are two distinct months going on, Blue Oct

Re: Dancehall (22/10/29) Hallowe'en (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 17 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

I found a Donovan video, still looking for Dylan. The Munsters, Munster Creep https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1q4tFZRgK8

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Posted: 25 Days 17 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Wow! What a haul. It'll take me a while to get them all onto f/b. Talking Heads, Psycho Killer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Qylhk6jsT0

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Posted: 25 Days 18 Hours ago by: Zod

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Posted: 25 Days 18 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Creedence Clearwater Revival, I Put a Spell on You https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeXqtzusIU0

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Posted: 25 Days 18 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Creedence Clearwater Revival, Sinister Purpose https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fs2bbXhPCcE

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Posted: 25 Days 18 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Sheb Wooley, The Purple People Eater https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jV-E09efRE

Re: PPP: Haunted Houses / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 22 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

On 2022-10-31 12:47 p.m., George J. Dance wrote: https://gdancesbetty.blogspot.com/2022/10/ppb-haunted-houses-henry-wadsworth.html I saw an earlier request, on an earlier PPB post, that asked me to include some original commentary with t

PPP: Haunted Houses / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Posted: 25 Days 23 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Penny's Poetry Blog's poem for Hallowe'en Haunted Houses, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - All houses wherein men have lived and died Are haunted houses. Through the open doors The harmless phantoms on their errands glide, With fee

Education and Privilege

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Posted: 26 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

There are people who envy me, because I am more privileged than they are. My response is that there will always be people more fortunate than you, and there will always be people less fortunate than you. I may be more privileged than these

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Posted: 26 Days 13 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

I know, right? 🙂

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Posted: 26 Days 13 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Good find. 🙂

St. Petersburg

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Posted: 26 Days 16 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

Above the federal buildings' yellow gown A hazy flurry circles far and wide Within the sled the coachman sits down And with broad gesture hides his coat inside. Ships fall asleep. And in the evening, rocking, Thick cabin windows fill

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Posted: 26 Days 16 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Rocky Horror Show 2013 UK cast, The Time Warp https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmQgICDxGEQ

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Posted: 26 Days 18 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Donovan - Season of the Witch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GU35oCHGhJ0 and My Own Version of You - Bob Dylan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TAeaHOPkTc Two essential tracks. :)

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Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: Zod

Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) -- David Bowie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJwKVcmnzwU

Re: PPB: To October / William Curtis (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 21 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Quite outstanding, as usual...

PPB: To October / William Curtis

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Posted: 26 Days 21 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

To October, by William Curtis - How bright, loved month, upon the fading brow Of yonder hill, with melancholy air Spreads thy sweet smile! How bright the hectic glow Of dying beauty on thy cheek so fair! [...] https://gdancesbetty.blogspot.

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Posted: 27 Days 2 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Ping George Dance, for this week's "Dancehall" thread. George Dance, an update, I have a friend who has made videos of my songs in the past who is probably going to make a slideshow" movie of Chattahoochee Sunset, better late than never.

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Posted: 27 Days 9 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Blue Oyster Cult, Godzilla https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJHuX_jeSf4

Re: "Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan : Poetry and the Popular Song."

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Posted: 27 Days 11 Hours ago by: W-Dockery

Agreed, even a putrid vocalist like Pat Boone can accidentally record a good song occasionally. 🙂

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Posted: 27 Days 12 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Haunted House / Gene Simmons https://youtu.be/ZoO4rJjQWjI

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Posted: 27 Days 14 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Edgar Winter Group / Frankenstein https://youtu.be/P8f-Qb-bwlU

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Posted: 27 Days 14 Hours ago by: Will Dockery

Monster Mash / Sally Brown Band https://www.facebook.com/100008648171817/posts/pfbid02tdMyHavfhFKZxyeFdYLA5Sbmcb5k4NgnKmCBGViTMBgSKVrVX3nnTDZNeVgUgWXSl/?sfnsn=mo

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Posted: 27 Days 18 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Backstreet Boys - Everybody (Backstreet's Back) -- (h/t to MD) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6M6samPEMpM

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Posted: 27 Days 18 Hours ago by: Zod

Warren Zevon - Werewolves Of London https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qae25976UgA

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Posted: 27 Days 20 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Bobby "Boris" Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers, Monster Mash https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tHyRQOdqf0

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Posted: 27 Days 20 Hours ago by: General-Zod

I saw two copies of your book on sale in a book store a couple of days ago...! ***

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Posted: 27 Days 20 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Certainly not me...! David Dalton info: dalton@nfld.com https://www.nfld.com/~dalton (home page) https://www.nfld.com/~dalton/dtales.html Salmon on the Thorns (mystic page) "And now the angry morning/Gives the early signs of warn

Re: postpoetry / gjd (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 20 Hours ago by: General-Zod

Will Dockery wrote: That about covers it... ha ha.

Re: PPB: October's Bright Blue Weather / Helen Hunt Jackson (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 20 Hours ago by: General-Zod

I love this, as Fall is my favorite time of year.... Raking leaves for my regular customers, making a little $$$... Life is GOOD..!

Dancehall (22/10/29) Hallowe'en

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Posted: 27 Days 21 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Dancehall (22/10/29) topic: Hallowe'en Meat Loaf, Bat out of Hell https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QGMCSCFoKA

PPB: October's Bright Blue Weather / Helen Hunt Jackson

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Posted: 27 Days 23 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

October's Bright Blue Weather, by Helen Hunt Jackson O suns and skies and clouds of June, And flowers of June together, Ye cannot rival for one hour October's bright blue weather [...] https://gdancesbetty.blogspot.com/2022/10/octobers-br

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Posted: 28 Days 12 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

You nailed it, Zod.

Art and Realism

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Posted: 28 Days 12 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

One claim constantly made about artistically inclined people is that they lack realism. My response to that is that reality of human world is what people make of it; and such things are only unrealistic if people choose to make them so. If

Village of the Tsar Statue

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Posted: 28 Days 16 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

Upon the swan pond maple leaves Are fully gathered already, And bloodied are the branches dark Of slowly blooming quicken-tree. Blindingly elegant is she, Crossing her legs that don't feel cold Upon the northern stone sits she An

scratch

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Posted: 28 Days 16 Hours ago by: Greg Westin

i have an itch don't scratch don't scratch i listen to this sound in the kitchen don't mention don't scratch i have a turntable over there it doesn't work they make fun of willie nelson like I'm doing any better scratch don't scratch sc

why so many obscenities and difficulties at work

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Posted: 28 Days 16 Hours ago by: Greg Westin

why so many obscenities and difficulties at work why won't it stop when will their progress stop some people havent seen it all in 20 years why do much fear why so many obscenities and difficulties at work why do you look down on me and

Re: postpoetry / gjd (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 19 Hours ago by: General-Zod

First off is that you are a troll, Ash... we have known that for about a year, now..! Ha ha.

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Posted: 28 Days 19 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

It's a keeper, for sure. :)

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Posted: 28 Days 19 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Hello there David, hope you'll continue posting poetry and comments here. :)

Re: Dancehall (22/10/22) Rivers (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 22 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Here's the playlist. I haven't listened to or timed it yet, and I'm afraid it may be too long and draggy (most of the new songs are slow songs). So I may cut end up making cuts, but I'm hoping this is the final edit: The Osmonds = Do

Re: Dancehall (22/10/22) Rivers (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 22 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

The Rivers Dancehall is now closed, and the YT playlist is finished. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_uEAOzPGnDEx22GWTL4QZNVA7Wnt4Rfq (Actually, I had the YT playlist finished on Monday; but so many good songs were added that I h

Re: Angel of Esquiline Hill / Will Dockery

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Posted: 28 Days 22 Hours ago by: W.Dockery

Yes, those who matter, seem to.

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Posted: 28 Days 23 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Yikes. The YT list is getting long, dangerously close to 90 minutes (the longest I want to go except for a tribute one (like ML, PM, or ONJ)). Yet Ole Man River has to go on. So, I'll add that, and then I'm going to declare the YT list

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Posted: 28 Days 23 Hours ago by: George J. Dance

Great song, and great singer. I'm copying it to f/b. I'm not using it on the YT list, though, because I have a version of it on already; Linda Ronstadt's. It's the penultimate song on YT. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_8KpR49bFI The

Tsvetayeva. Perekop.

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Posted: 29 Days 12 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

My translation of Marina Tsvetayeva's long poem "Perekop" is now available at https://sites.google.com/site/ibshambat/perekop?authuser=0

To my daughter

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Posted: 29 Days 16 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

The umbilical cord is blue, The placenta is black and red, The newborn's skin is purple, And now, I'm a dad. It took seven minutes - No more than that, My love stands, leans on me, Then comes out a head And then - an announcement To all

Happiness Growth and Expectation Inflation

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Posted: 29 Days 17 Hours ago by: Ilya Shambat

When a country gains more monetary wealth than it has had in the past, there are two paths that it can take. One is known as economic growth - of money being invested into producing real wealth; the path taken by America and England during

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