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  • Paul Revere's Ride

    04/18/2014 2:56:09 PM PDT · by IronJack · 14 replies
    Longfellow ^ | 1860 | Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Listen my children and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five; Hardly a man is now alive Who remembers that famous day and year. He said to his friend, "If the British march By land or sea from the town to-night, Hang a lantern aloft in the belfry arch Of the North Church tower as a signal light,-- One if by land, and two if by sea; And I on the opposite shore will be, Ready to ride and spread the alarm Through every Middlesex village and farm, For the...
  • Poetry Corner: Ode to Harry Reid

    04/11/2014 6:14:27 PM PDT · by VRW Conspirator · 12 replies
    4-11-14 | Moi
    Inspiration: Now there is a Senator Harry Reid, Who will perform any low, dirty deed, He is owned by the mob Your grandma he’ll rob, To give his granddaughter a gift of greed
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... April, 2014

    03/31/2014 8:55:41 PM PDT · by JustAmy · 350 replies
    4-1-2014 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie; Meg33, Friends
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • Clair deLune, Moonlight Serenade, Tonight Tonight, others?

    03/15/2014 8:10:20 PM PDT · by lee martell · 92 replies
    March 15 2014 | lee martell
    I'm a night person, and I like music inspired by the night. The biggest void that we know of is the darkness of the night. The darkness surrounds our part of the earth, like a soft heavy comforter filled with down. The night is without shape, and cannot be measured. This unknowable nature of the dark night allows us to easily imagine what is or what should be there. We imagine what is desired or what is dreaded. The night has long served as a catalyst or a muse for creativity. Look to the french composer Claude Debussy, who wrote...
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... March, 2014

    03/01/2014 11:43:41 AM PST · by JustAmy · 784 replies
    3-1-2014 | | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie; Meg33, Friends
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • 3 yrs ago you were evicted from 20 Catherine St 13B. I have your dog. (Lower East Side)

    02/17/2014 2:00:53 PM PST · by EveningStar · 10 replies
    craigslist ^ | February 13, 2014
    On Feb 9th 2011, you were evicted from an apartment at 20 Catherine St and your old red pit bull was seized by animal control and taken to the kill shelter. She was really skinny and had bad skin infections, and had been bred A LOT. She'd even had a Caesarian, judging by the scar. They said at the kill shelter she was 12 years old. She also had a lopsided face and it looked like there were a few cigarette burns on her head/ears.
  • Serenity Prayer

    02/15/2014 7:58:29 PM PST · by Innovative · 39 replies
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  • Jimi Hendrix - The Wind Cries Mary - with Edward Hopper art

    02/09/2014 2:00:06 AM PST · by deks · 77 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 10, 2010 | Hendix, Hopper, BarryLyndon63
    VIDEO: Jimi Hendrix sings "The Wind Cries Mary" in a montage with Edward Hopper paintings. Taking a great song with poetic lyrics by Hendrix and combining it with great art by Hopper seems right, and I haven't found anything like it before. The third Hopper painting shown is called "Nighthawks" and has been featured in past Freepathon threads. It looks like the paintings in the video have been processed with a photo effect that, while not unpleasant, is not the same as the original paintings.
  • When the Frost is on the Pumkin

    01/24/2014 5:48:45 PM PST · by not2be4gotten.com · 17 replies
    James Whitcomb Riley. 1853–1916
    WHEN the frost is on the punkin and the fodder's in the shock, And you hear the kyouck and gobble of the struttin' turkey-cock, And the clackin' of the guineys, and the cluckin' of the hens, And the rooster's hallylooyer as he tiptoes on the fence; O, it's then the time a feller is a-feelin' at his best, With the risin' sun to greet him from a night of peaceful rest, As he leaves the house, bareheaded, and goes out to feed the stock, When the frost is on the punkin and the fodder's in the shock. They's something kindo'...
  • Massive Open Online Course on Whitman opens Feb. 17

    01/19/2014 4:40:50 AM PST · by iowamark · 17 replies
    University of Iowa ^ | 1/10/2014 | Ashley Davidson
    The University of Iowa’s first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), Every Atom: Walt Whitman’s Song of Myself, is open for enrollment. The six-week course, which runs Feb. 17 through March 29 and is organized by the UI International Writing Program (IWP), offers participants everywhere the opportunity to read, consider, and discuss Whitman’s epic poem through video lectures, live breakout sessions, and moderated online discussions. The course is free and open to anyone with an Internet connection. To enroll, visit: courses.writinguniversity.org/info/every-atom. Every Atom will be co-taught by Whitman scholar Ed Folsom and International Writing Program Director Christopher Merrill. Folsom is the...
  • The Law of the Jungle

    01/18/2014 1:33:48 PM PST · by waterhill · 39 replies
    a long time ago | Kipling
    Love me some Kipling
  • If by Rudyard Kipling

    01/18/2014 7:51:29 AM PST · by waterhill · 8 replies
    today | Kipling
    Love me some Kipling, very relevant today.
  • The Road Not Taken

    01/10/2014 6:17:52 PM PST · by not2be4gotten.com · 46 replies
    Robert Frost
    Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim, Because it was grassy and wanted wear; Though as for that the passing there Had worn them really about the same, And both that morning equally lay In leaves no step had trodden black. Oh, I kept the first for another day! Yet knowing how way leads on to...
  • Sense and Nonsense

    01/08/2014 9:59:00 AM PST · by mojito
    Lapham's Quarterly ^ | 1896 | Lewis Carrol
    1. Babies are illogical; 2. Nobody is despised who can manage a crocodile; 3. Illogical persons are despised. Answer: Babies cannot manage crocodiles. 1. There are no Jews in the kitchen; 2. No Gentiles say “shpoonj”; 3. My servants are all in the kitchen. Answer: My servants never say “shpoonj.” 1. No ducks waltz; 2. No officers ever decline to waltz; 3. All my poultry are ducks. Answer: My poultry are not officers. 1. No one takes in the Times unless he is well-educated; 2. No hedgehogs can read; 3. Those who cannot read are not well-educated. Answer: No hedgehog...
  • Tommy

    01/02/2014 5:11:40 PM PST · by Marie · 20 replies
    Killing.org ^ | Runyard Kipling
    I WENT into a public 'ouse to get a pint o' beer, The publican 'e up an' sez, " We serve no red-coats here." The girls be'ind the bar they laughed an' giggled fit to die, I outs into the street again an' to myself sez I: O it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' " Tommy, go away " ; But it's " Thank you, Mister Atkins," when the band begins to play The band begins to play, my boys, the band begins to play, O it's " Thank you, Mister Atkins," when the band begins to play. I...
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... January, February, 2014

    12/31/2013 10:31:28 PM PST · by JustAmy · 1,127 replies
    12-31-2013 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie; Meg33, Friends
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • T'was the Night Before Christmas Submarine Style (SS)

    12/24/2013 6:29:07 AM PST · by New Jersey Realist · 22 replies
    USS GW Carver SSBN656 Newsletter | Unknown | Sean Keck
    T'was the night before Christmas, and what no-one could see, The men with the dolphins were under the sea. Most of the crew was flat on their backs, Snoring and dreaming all snug in their racks. Those men on watch were making their rounds, Some manning the planes or listening for sounds. Back in maneuvering or down in the room, They all hoped the oncoming watch would come soon. I'd finished some PM's whose time was now due, And hoped for some sleep, even an hour or two. Against better judgment I took a short stroll, And found myself wandering...
  • Merry Christmas Freepers - Celtic Woman "Amazing Grace"

    12/21/2013 6:39:54 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 13 replies
    Youtube.com ^ | Christmas 2013
    Since this is really the reason for Christmas, I thought you might be moved by it as I was. Merry Christmas...I love you all! Celtic Woman - Amazing Grace
  • Woman Be a Woman

    12/11/2013 7:34:27 AM PST · by austinaero · 3 replies
    Youtube ^ | Dec 7, 2013 | Kyleshay Draper
    Kyleshay Draper wrote a poem called "Woman Be A Woman",,, talks about girls take the thug over the guy with the degree.....check it out! verse..."These girls are choosing to be strippers instead of choosing to go to college"
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... December, 2013

    11/30/2013 9:43:58 PM PST · by JustAmy · 716 replies
    11-30-2013 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie; Meg33, Friends
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • The Eagle's Watch (Veteran's Day 2013)

    11/11/2013 4:18:48 AM PST · by Kartographer · 13 replies
    11/11/13 | Kartographer
    My tribute and thanks to those who have heeded the call and especially to those who paid for our freedom by the giving of thier the last full measure of devotion. "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13
  • Kill Your Darlings (How Beatniks Are Made)

    11/02/2013 2:29:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    East Bay Express ^ | October 30, 2013 | Kelly Vance
    Postcard from the old days. College students in duffle coats, hanging out in Greenwich Village coffee houses, arguing about Yeats and Whitman, in a lather over jazz, experimenting with sex and dope, bursting with non-commercial creativity, crazy to revolutionize, doomed peach-fuzz romantics trying to one-up Arthur Rimbaud. Kill Your Darlings narrowcasts us back to the young explorations of Allen Ginsberg (Daniel Radcliffe), fledgling holy man and tentative poetic conscience of howling modernity, during his studies at Columbia in 1944. The director, John Krokidas, and his co-writer Austin Bunn throw the era in our face in huge jangling chunks — gorgeous...
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... November, 2013

    10/31/2013 9:50:38 PM PDT · by JustAmy · 662 replies
    October 31,2013 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie; Meg33, Friends
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • Poem by Judge Roy Moore (Been Awhile, But It Needs To Be Posted Again)

    10/03/2013 11:02:48 AM PDT · by OneVike · 2 replies
    Many Places | ???????? | Judge Roy Moore
    America the Beautiful, or so you used to be. Land of the Pilgrims' pride; I'm glad they'll never see. Babies piled in dumpsters, Abortion on demand, Oh, sweet land of liberty; your house is on the sand. Our children wander aimlessly poisoned by cocaine, Choosing to indulge their lusts, when God has said abstain. From sea to shining sea, our Nation turns away From the teaching of God's love and a need to always pray. We've kept God in our temples, how callous we have grown. When earth is but His footstool, and Heaven is His throne. We've voted...
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... October, 2013

    09/30/2013 8:20:38 PM PDT · by JustAmy · 794 replies
    10-1-2013 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie; Meg33, Friends
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • VANITY Tedd Cruz Fathers Speech via email

    09/30/2013 5:02:07 AM PDT · by CGASMIA68 · 17 replies
    You Tube and unknown
    This brief video of Cruz's father is amazing-- it is a must watch if only a few minutes(total 9). Indeed, every true American should including the POTUS and staff.Some glaring similarities to where we are and where we are going http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=0Ym4Xt0T6fM Recommend you read and watch the video. Obama has no liking for Cruz, the least reason of which is because Cruz is Republican. Here are a few other factors: Cruz is academically superior. Cruz graduated cum laude from Princeton. Not the case for Obama. Cruz graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School. Not so for Obama. Cruz's mental...
  • Tyranny is far the worst of treasons

    09/29/2013 5:38:03 AM PDT · by heartwood · 4 replies
    The Two Foscari ^ | 1821 | George Gordon, Lord Byron
    ...Tyranny Is far the worst of treasons. Dost thou deem None rebels except subjects? The prince who Neglects or violates his trust is more A brigand than the robber-chief.
  • 96 Year Old Makes Billboard History

    09/21/2013 1:00:29 PM PDT · by madison10 · 1 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/21/2013 | Fred Stobaugh
    http://video.foxnews.com/v/2684115743001/96-year-old-widower-makes-billboard-chart-history/
  • Did I Respond Correctly?

    09/15/2013 1:42:23 AM PDT · by dagogo redux · 14 replies
    9/14/13 | dagogo redux
    This important Email arrived out of breath a few minutes ago. My response appears at the end. Just wondering if my answer followed the federally approved protocol, or if my fellow FReepers think this urgent matter could have been better handled from my end. Always seeking to be in compliance. dagogo redux On Sun, 15 Sep 2013 12:29:43 +0530 wrote: FROM DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS ATTN: COMPLIMENT OF THE SEASON DEAR FUND OWNER, IT IS MY PLEASURE TO INFORM YOU THAT YOUR FUND IS READY TO BE DELIVERED TO YOUR DESIGNATED ADDRESS WHICH YOU HAVE TO RECONFIRM. WE THE ENTIRE...
  • Rednecks (in defense of them)

    09/13/2013 4:11:23 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 23 replies
    9/13/2013
    An old friend who is like a brother to me was frustrated with an email response I sent him...and, in his frustration, he tried to insult me by calling me "an uniformed redneck." I obviously caused him pain, for which I am sorry--but not sorry for speaking the truth as I know it. In response, I composed this poem (but hey, Jack--as Uncle Si would say--I am not a poet...and I am a something less than a redneck). This is a poem of no rhyme or meter on the subject of rednecks. Prose I guess. Rednecks. I was never able...
  • Irish Poet Seamus Heaney Dies

    08/30/2013 12:41:52 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    NPR ^ | August 30, 2013 | MARK MEMMOTT
    Seamus Heaney, "acclaimed by many as the best Irish poet since Yeats," has died, the BBC and other news outlets are reporting. Heaney was 74 and had recently been in ill health. According to The Irish Times, he died Friday morning at the Blackrock Clinic in Dublin. Sky TV has a short statement from Heaney's family announcing his death. The Associated Press adds that Heaney's publisher, Faber & Faber, has also confirmed the news. Heaney was awarded the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. Writer and literary critic Ola Larsmo said then that Heaney's poetry reveals "a profound experience ... that...
  • Get your handkerciefs out and listen to "Sweet Lorraine."

    08/27/2013 11:23:26 AM PDT · by OldNavyVet · 13 replies
    A 96 year old widower's wishful thoughts after the loss of his wife after 75 years of marriage.
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... August/September 2013

    08/01/2013 8:08:20 AM PDT · by Mama_Bear · 1,179 replies
    August 1, 2013 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie; Meg33, Friends
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • Carlos Danger Limerick Thread [Post yours. Vanity]

    07/26/2013 10:00:20 AM PDT · by matt1234 · 47 replies
    FR ^ | 7/26/2013 | me
    FReepers, please post your Carlos Danger limericks.
  • Japan Police Hunt Haiku Writer After Five Killings

    07/23/2013 4:30:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    ABC ^ | Tue Jul 23, 2013
    Japanese police are hunting a poetry-writing killer after the bodies of five people were found in a tiny mountain village. The five victims represent a third of the population of the hamlet in western Yamaguchi prefecture, where police found three corpses on Sunday after two houses were burned to the ground. Investigators on Monday discovered the bodies of two more people, who reports said appeared to have been battered to death. All five of the dead were in their 70s or 80s. The chief suspect is a 63-year-old villager at whose home police found a "haiku" poem stuck to the...
  • Remembering the Great Meteor Procession of 1860

    07/19/2013 7:46:04 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 14 replies
    universetoday.com ^ | July 20, 2013 | David Dickinson on
    “Year of meteors! Brooding year!” -Walt Whitman A remarkable astronomical event also occurred over the northeastern United States 153 years ago today on the night of July 20th, known as the Great Meteor Procession of 1860. And with it came a mystery of poetry, art and astronomy that was only recently solved in 2010. A meteor procession occurs when an incoming meteor breaks up upon reentry into our atmosphere at an oblique angle. The result can be a spectacular display, leaving a brilliant glowing train in its wake. Unlike early morning meteors that are more frequent and run into the...
  • 'If My Vagina Was a Gun'

    07/13/2013 12:08:41 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 88 replies
    youtube ^ | 7-11-13 | The Young Turks
    When it was Katie Helm's turn to speak, she knew what to do with her brilliant protest poem, "If My Vagina Was a Gun," noting the hypocrisy of Texas conservatives. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss.
  • Song I like

    05/03/2013 8:05:13 PM PDT · by Sawdring · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | Apr 5, 2013 | Family Of The Year
    Great Song: Hero We can whisper things from our American Dreams!
  • So what are you listening to? [MUSIC LOVER'S VANITY]

    04/20/2013 5:19:18 PM PDT · by Third Person · 193 replies
    A Love Supreme | April 20th, 2013 | Third Person
    It's been a wild week...just wondering, what's been in your steady rotation to help smooth out the rough edges? Here's my list for the last few days: Moby Grape/ '69 Sun Ra/ Supersonic Jazz Haydn/ Symphony No. 98 From speed metal to bubblegum pop... who cares, weigh in!
  • Rush jams into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    04/20/2013 12:44:00 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 39 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 19, 2013 4:36 PM EDT | Derrik J. Lang
    Rush fans can relax. The band is now officially in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Canadian rockers were welcomed into the musical fraternity at Thursday’s 28th annual induction ceremony by the Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins. At the beginning of the Nokia Theatre event, the audience was already administering a standing ovation to the group. “We’ve been saying for a long time that this wasn’t a big deal,” drummer-lyricist Neil Peart told the crowd, most of whom came out to specifically support the band. “It turns out, it kind of is.” …
  • The Illegal Poem

    04/09/2013 9:48:21 AM PDT · by ClearBlueSky · 6 replies
    Crigslist Rants n Raves | 4/09/13 | ClearBlueSky
    AN ILLEGAL POEM By Illegal Immigrants (USA) Obama wants all the help he can get even if it's from Illegals of Any kind. What is this country coming to? JFK must be turning in his grave!! Obama is the total opposite. "It'll Never be fixed until you stop taking out more than your putting in!!! DUH!!! Just like a cookie jar. Start by SECURING OUR BORDERS!!! I cross river, Poor and broke, Take bus, See employment folk.
  • REMEMBRANCE of EASTER 2005

    03/29/2013 2:47:48 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 12 replies
    Mrs. Don-o | March 29, 2013 | Mrs. Don-o
    REMEMBRANCE of EASTER 2005 Crowd my eyes, you bevies of daffodils, And you forsythias in throngs of cheer, Dandelion galaxies and fountains of trees. Fill my mouth with the breath of hyacinths, you purple air And you roistering breeze. And you quince-buds so eager, you swelling seeds, You squirrels running stitches across the loom Of woven grasses, inflorescent weeds; Jasmine-bush, loop me with your lariats of perfume. Fill me, small birds, with your versicles, And chuckled replies. She is bleeding from the mouth and eyes. Sate me then, Sun, all dapple and spangle Crowd out all else Lade me and...
  • ATT Cell Phone Issue

    03/11/2013 6:23:26 PM PDT · by Fester Chugabrew · 44 replies
    It had been nearly two decades since I owned a cell phone when I decided recently to purchase an ATT cell phone, using their GoPhone program. The idea was/is to have a device to reach others via speech from a semi-remote location in case of emergency, and do so with minimum hassle or expense. I'm sure there are millions who seek the same. Now that I have the phone and have successfully disabled any texting and web applications (not without first being dinged for any and all fumbling with the buttons), I receive bogus phone calls from god-knows-who spammeisters, with...
  • D. LaRue Mahlke paints landscapes suffused with the very spirit of creation

    02/16/2013 9:38:04 AM PST · by Utah Binger · 3 replies
    Southwest Art ^ | March 2013 | Norman Kolpas
    LAST SUMMER while driving home to Texas after participating in the first annual Artistic Horizons show in Bozeman, MT, Denise LaRue Mahlke swung through Yellowstone National Park. “One of the things that grabbed me there were the geyser pools,” she recalls. “They were infatuating to me. It was magical how they all looked so different. Some were like mud pots in opaque greens or reds. Others were clear, giant pools that looked incredibly deep and almost iridescent in shades of emerald and sapphire. One reminded me of a peacock feather. I could have stood and stared at them for hours,...
  • Donovan 1967,The Byrds'70 1st there is a Mountain/ I'm going to catch that horse!

    02/11/2013 7:45:56 PM PST · by San Rafael Blue · 39 replies
    san rafael blue
    Here are two old songs to ponder and enjoy for what they were, and for what they meant at that time. I don't compare them to each other, the songs have been flying to and fro in my head, so perhaps they 'want to be written about'. In this corner you have Sir Donovan Leitch of Scotland, made his fame in England with Mellow Yellow, Wear Your Love Like Heaven and others. People forget that 1967 didn't just bring us Sergeant Pepper, we also heard a most intriquing stanza of First there is mountain, then thereis no mountain, then there...
  • Bob Dylan and the Poetry of Salvation

    02/06/2013 10:15:17 AM PST · by don-o · 58 replies
    Saturday Review ^ | May 30, 1970 | Steven Goldberg
    It is quite conceivable, therefore, that, when he bothers with politics at all, Dylan's political outlook is conservative. His emphasis on personal, as opposed to societal, salvation could very possibly leave him feeling most at home with a political philosophy that emphasizes the individual's right to be left alone to his own search for God. John Wesley Harding appeared at a time when the indescribable revulsion felt by the young toward Lyn- don Johnson was at its zenith; yet, in a time of ornate, kaleidoscopic record covers, John Wesley Harding had an Americana cover. Dylan's declaration (Continued on page 57)...
  • Twisted Sister "We're not gonna take it...anymore" (HT Freeper "Rushismyteddybear"

    01/28/2013 5:50:41 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 4 replies
    youtube.com ^ | Long time ago | RushIsMyTeddyBear
    We're not gonna take it. Hard to believe this is now a conservative anthem...but I guess it is.
  • Simply Red - Holding Back The Years (music video-youtube)

    01/28/2013 5:27:28 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 13 replies
    youtube.com ^ | Long time ago
    This old video popped up when Mike and the Mechanics "Silent Running" was posted by Freeper "txhurl" on another thread.
  • Ralph Jr. at the wheel

    01/21/2013 10:30:13 AM PST · by 1raider1 · 2 replies
    today | me
    With NASCAR starting a new season soon, I used a little license with Earnest Thayer's "Casey at the bat". Hope you like it.
  • U. of I. volunteer finds unknown Carl Sandburg poem

    01/21/2013 8:01:18 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | January 20, 2013 | Bridget Doyle
    With the debate over gun control heating up, a retired volunteer at a University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign made a timely find. Ernie Gullerud, a former professor of social work at the university, came upon a previously unpublished poem by Carl Sandburg titled "A Revolver," which addresses the issue of guns and violence.