Tag Archives: Living Simply

POEM: Morning Has Broke

Mourning is hear The bell tolls fore thee Riiiiiiiight Whatever Get up You had Left Right Left right Left Here is another Monday mourning poem for all who may be ambivalent or outright hate their work, particularly the screeching violence … Continue reading

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POEM: Suffering Artists

I heard that Artists are supposed to suffer For their work No matter how hard Beaten Their head against a wall So trying I have failed Miserably Only finding my work Adore I am through And not Well Done I … Continue reading

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POEM: Wage Slave Be Free

I am not a wage slave I am free And worth every penny This week, I celebrated 10 years free from wage slavery!  My ensuing poverty has been a small price to pay for this freedom.  I am the richest … Continue reading

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POEM: Less Than Eternal Question

The Rev. Medley Had risen To the highest position He would ever It was only down from there An awe too common Occupational hazard Of moderate irony And accumulating lessens Just falling short Of making one cross Facing that less … Continue reading

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POEM: Fringe Benefits

Living on the fringe Has benefits I thought that this short poem would have been the seed for a larger poem, but the more I thought about it, I didn’t want to mess with the simple elegance of it. Since … Continue reading

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Will Work for Change

Will Work for Change-POLITICAL BUTTON Will Work for Change-POLITICAL BUTTON This cool design is linked to a button, but other great Top Pun products like T-shirts, bumper stickers, mugs, caps, key chains, magnets, posters, and sticker sheets can be accessed … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day: Show The World Your Love of Justice

Hannah Levintova of Mother Jones magazine has a wake-up call for Valentine’s Day celebrants:  Think You’re a Virtuous Valentine? Think Again.  She writes: Cut flowers: That bouquet you may be planning to gift today was most likely not grown in … Continue reading

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POEM: Commercial Interruption

We interrupt this commercial Now that wasn’t so hard Or was it? How many times a day is our consciousness breached by some form of commercial interruption?  Way too many times!  I consider this commercial assault a major form of … Continue reading

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