Archive for the ‘Family’ Category

CPC “PICK-APART POETRY” WELCOMES SPRING with Frost and Stevenson

2014-03-25 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Welcome to the March 2014 Edition of Pick-Apart Poetry as we welcome Spring in a Pick-Apart Poetry kind of way. It’s always a joy to spend this time together each month and we look forward to another opportunity to be creative and to share with one another. This month, in honor of Spring’s arrival, we [...]

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PINKVILLE (A Video Blog)

2014-03-25 BlogBlog RSSRSS

How it looked to the American’s . How it looked to the Vietnamese . I saw them shoot an M79 (grenade launcher) into a group of people that were still alive. But it,(the shooting) was mostly done with a machine gun. They were shooting women and children just like anybody else. {Sgt. Michael Bernhardt} Thank [...]

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A PERPETUALLY ACQUIRED TASTE

2014-03-16 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Fortunately for his sake the priest in the video below the statute of limitations had already ran out when he admitted this…..what a lucky little molester he is I guess. I bet he sure thanks the Holy Roman Catholic church and it’s Pope for never saying a fucking thing about the crimes too. Oh well [...]

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I would rather say

2014-03-12 BlogBlog RSSRSS

;-) That there is corruption in the land I would rather say That he system or the nation Cannot be blamed The blame lies on single individuality Our task is not to search for corruption In the land but to highlight The positive vibration of the light That is always there In the sacred land. [...]

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CPC PICK-APART POETRY LOOKS FORWARD TO THE WINTER OLYMPICS

2014-01-28 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Welcome to the January 2014 Edition of PICK-APART POETRY where we have fun each month sharing our words and our friendship in a “pick-apart-poetry” kind of way. With the Sochi Winter Olympics just around the corner, this month we celebrate our favorite winter sports and activities. Please select 25 words from Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Winter-Time” [...]

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U.N. Universal Declaration of Human Rights – Full Audio Book

2013-12-10 BlogBlog RSSRSS

SOMETHING FOR YOU TOO LISTEN TOO DURING YOUR MORNING COFFEE, AND TO TRY TO ATTAIN AND PROTECT ON A DAILY LEVEL FOR BENEFIT OF ALL MANKIND. / and/ or Thank you DL

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CPC PICK-APART POETRY – THANKSGIVING EDITION

2013-11-26 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Welcome to the November 2013 Edition of PICK-APART POETRY as we celebrate Thanksgiving and the blessings that we enjoy true Pick-Apart fashion.         Please select 25 words from the following two Thanksgiving poems and create a piece using those 25 words. Remember though that the words may be repeated and the forms [...]

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TODAY (with photo)

2013-10-30 BlogBlog RSSRSS

    Today I’m not looking back, not second-guessing, not over-analyzing, but simply looking ahead.   (c) barbara kausteklis 10-30-13   Thanks always for your visits and comments.   ~barb k~

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FOR EVERY DAY GRATEFUL (with photo)

2013-10-04 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Photo – Barbara Kausteklis – Oahu 2013 FOR EVERY DAY GRATEFUL   Wouldn’t it be wonderful, wouldn’t it be grand if every day everything would simply go my way, exactly as I planned?   I’m afraid that’s just not the way it is most of the time or even meant to be; very few things [...]

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JUST BEING ME — a “Simple Sunday” piece

2013-09-29 BlogBlog RSSRSS

“The Legend of Giants” by Natalia Rak   JUST BEING ME   Sometimes I can’t help but feel so very insignificant and small, rather wary of the world and retreating from it all, feeling somewhat invisible to those who pass by even though I look at them right square in the eye and say “How [...]

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CPC PICK-APART POETRY CELEBRATES LABOR DAY AND BACK-TO-SCHOOL

2013-08-27 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Welcome to the August 2013 Edition of PICK-APART POETRY as we once more celebrate the unofficial end of summer which coincides with Labor Day     and with the beginning of a new school year.       And as we look forward to autumn and some cooler weather, we feature two poems, one celebrating [...]

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poem..a friend

2013-08-17 BlogBlog RSSRSS

friend…what is it about you
is it the magic in your metaphors
or the twinkle in your eye
or that throaty ckle.like wine..rather…dry..:)

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CPC Pick-Apart Poetry Celebrates a Special PAL and Friendship and Summer

2013-07-30 BlogBlog RSSRSS

    Welcome to the July 2013 Edition of Pick-Apart Poetry as we celebrate Summer and Friendship with the poetry of our eloquent and witty PAL, Scotorum, whose work is always so very creative and who works so hard to challenge us and to give our muses a nudge and to inspire our own creativity. [...]

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And The Rain So Came

2013-07-21 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Number: 5 Blogophilia No:5 Blogophilia Week 22.6 – Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head Bonus Points: (Hard, 2 pts): Quote Maya Angelou (Easy, 1 pt): Mention a past U.S. president AND THE RAIN SO CAME ~*~ Raindrops keeps fallin on My head and so makin my life a dread Yet it keep all from seein [...]

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JUST TEMPORARY (with photo) a Thunderstormy Friday Fling Ghazal

2013-06-30 BlogBlog RSSRSS

My very first attempt at a poetic form known as a Ghazal which was the featured format at this past Friday’s CPC Friday Fling . . . . The format is included down at the bottom of the page.       JUST TEMPORARY Thunderstorms blaze a trail across a summer sky as children try [...]

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RECHARGING THE BATTERIES (with photo)

2013-06-29 BlogBlog RSSRSS

  RECHARGING THE BATTERIES by Barbara K A CPC COLLAB   Feeling so down when things don’t go as planned, sometimes it’s simply difficult to begin to understand the why’s and the wherefore’s of things that we do and why things go awry when we didn’t mean them to.   It’s hard to put on [...]

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Boo Ship Explore

2013-06-04 BlogBlog RSSRSS

BOO SHIP EXPLORE (^*^) Mercury Pass the sun block Gonna be mighty hot passin though So close to the sun A trip exploration to be The smallest planet in the solar system Yet brighter than light So burns the eyes ~ Venus Hotter average temperatures Just might stop Git a little warmth For meees bones [...]

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AT WEEK’S END — CPC Collab With Photo

2013-06-01 BlogBlog RSSRSS

AT WEEK’S END   by Barbara K   A CPC COLLAB   Friday afternoon has finally come, another long work week finally done, and it’s most definitely time to have some fun.   I think Santa Monica Pier is the place we should go, always such a lot of fun and they put on such [...]

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CPC PICK-APART POETRY LOOKS FORWARD TO SUMMER

2013-05-28 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Welcome to the May 2013 Edition of Pick-Apart Poetry as we approach June and look forward to the arrival of Summer in just a few weeks. For many of us, in fact, the Memorial Day Weekend marks at least the unofficial beginning of summer. So let’s celebrate the occasion with some poetry that looks forward [...]

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Remember you forever…

2013-05-03 BlogBlog RSSRSS

The tree to which you gave your little hand, the green pomegranate from ‘beautiful scarlet flowers, in silent solitary garden ,shine all just now and June restores the  light and warmth. You flower of my plant ,beaten and withered, you with your useless life.. Extreme single flower,   you in the cold ground, you in [...]

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